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  • NY Air Guardsmen Move Cargo, Fuel, People to Greenland Camp

    STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, SCOTIA, N.Y. –The New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing wrapped up its annual support to the National Science Foundation in Greenland when Airmen and LC-130 “Skibirds” returned to Stratton Air National Guard Base on Aug. 23.The unit supplied 2.4 million

  • National Guard top Space Officer Visits N.Y. Guard Space Unit

    ROME, New York – Maj. Gen. Edward Vaughan, the National Guard Bureau’s Space Operations director, praised the Airmen of the New York National Guard’s 222nd Command and Control Squadron during a Sept. 9 visit to the unit’s headquarters.The Airmen of the 222nd support the National Reconnaissance

  • New York Guard Conducts Search and Rescue Training in Brazil

    CAMPO GRANDE, Brazil - One hundred New York National Guard Airmen conducted combat search and rescue exercises with their Brazilian Air Force counterparts Aug. 16-27.The Airmen, most of whom are assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing, conducted missions simulating the recovery of downed aircrew and

  • New York Airmen Train on Parachute Landings, Water Survival

    MAYFIELD, N.Y. - Thirty-eight New York National Guard Airmen from the 109th Airlift Wing got their feet and their parachute harnesses wet during water survival and parachute landing training at New York’s Great Sacandaga Lake Aug. 5-6.The Airmen — pilots, flight engineers, navigators, loadmasters,

  • Missouri, New York Air Guard team up for Maintenance Training

    SCOTIA, N.Y. - Maintenance Airmen assigned to the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing trained in Gulfport, Mississippi, with the Missouri Air National Guard’s 139th Airlift Wing the first week of August.A total of 85 Airmen — 30 from the 109th and 55 from the 139th — traveled to the

  • Bosslift Gives Employers Up Close Look at New York Guard

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - The New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing opened its doors and cockpits Aug. 5 to civilian employers of wing members for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.Forty-eight civilian employers of Guardsmen toured the base and flew on an HH-60G Pave

  • New York Air National Guardsman Wins Air Force-wide Honor

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - An Airman assigned to the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Attack Wing has been named one of the top 12 Airmen in the 500,000-member total Air Force.Staff Sgt. Dhruva Poluru, who serves in the wing’s 222nd Command and Control Squadron specializing in

  • New York Air Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing Launches STEM Camp

    WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. - Twenty-four children of Airmen assigned to the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing got a first-hand look at how the Air Force uses science, technology, engineering and math during a special camp program Aug. 3-6 at F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base.The boys

  • Airmen Train for Space Operations During Vulcan Guard

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - The Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing hosted an iteration of the Vulcan Guard space exercise Aug. 10-11, bringing together U.S. Space Command, the Brazilian military and all seven National Guard states conducting space operations.Vulcan Guard is a series of space-focused

  • New York Air Guard Medical Personnel Train at California Clinic

    COVELO, Calif. – Seventeen Air National Guard Airmen from New York’s 109th Airlift Wing spent two weeks in California providing free medical, dental and veterinary care at the Round Valley Indian Health Center.The Airmen from Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, New York, participated in a