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  • New York Air Guard Medics Train on Trauma Care

    WEST ISLIP, N.Y. – Members of the 106th Medical Group of the 106th Rescue Wing partnered with Good Samaritan University Hospital for two weeks of training April 10-24.“The purpose of the training is to have the medics maintain their competencies in the skills that they use for basic medical care and

  • New York Airmen Train with Army Guard Special Forces

    WARREN GROVE RANGE, N.J. - The New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift Wing Base Defense Squadron teamed with the 106th Rescue Wing and an Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) from the Army National Guard’s 20th Special Forces Group to hone their expeditionary skills in an exercise in New Jersey

  • New York Air Guard Begins ’23 Support for Greenland Research

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Three LC-130 “Skibirds” and 75 Airmen from the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing are supporting National Science Foundation research in Greenland.The 109th flies the largest ski-equipped aircraft in the world, capable of landing on snow and

  • Vermont's Green Mountain Boys Demonstrate Agility, Readiness

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing tested its ability to deploy and remain operational during a simulated attack on its base the first week of April.During the exercise scenario at the South Burlington Air National Guard base, buildings lost power,

  • New York Airmen Awarded Medals for Afghanistan Evacuation

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. – U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. recognized 17 Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing April 1 for their bravery during the August 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan.Master Sgt. Byron Catu, a crew chief at the 105th, was awarded the Air Medal with Valor, a previously

  • New York Air National Guard Supports Antarctic Research

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing flew more than 180 missions from October to March to support National Science Foundation research in Antarctica.The wing deployed 420 Airmen and five ski-equipped LC-130 Hercules transport planes to the

  • Air Force Chief of Staff to Honor 105th Airlift Wing Airmen

    STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK - Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. will recognize 17 New York Air National Guard Airmen on April 1 for their bravery and teamwork during the August 2021 evacuation of Americans and Afghans from Afghanistan.The members of the 105th

  • National Guard, Canada Conduct Tactical Arctic Insertion

    RESOLUTE BAY, NUNAVUT, Canada - Thirty-seven U.S. and Canadian Soldiers were tactically inserted by an LC-130 Hercules on Arctic Ocean ice just east of Little Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada, during exercise Guerrier Nordique 23 on March 15, 2023.The multi-country, joint effort is the first

  • NY Air Guard Aeromed Technicians Train with Canada in Arctic

    NUNAVUT, Canada - New York Air Guard medical technicians who normally transport patients on aircraft like C-130s are learning to do the same on the much smaller Canadian CC-138 “Twin Otter” in a month-long Canadian Arctic exercise.The three Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing’s 139th Aeromedical

  • New York Air Guard Supports Canadian Forces’ Arctic Exercise

    RESOLUTE, Nunavut, Canada - The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing and 105th Airlift Wing are partnering with the Vermont Army National Guard and the Canadian Forces to support Exercise Guerrier Nordique 2023 in the Canadian Arctic.The 109th Airlift Wing, based at Stratton Air National