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  • New York Guard Airman Honored for Rescuing Car Crash Victim

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. – U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Carter, director of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Operations Support Squadron’s commander’s action group, received the New York State Medal for Valor in a ceremony at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base Nov. 8. The squadron is an element of

  • New York Army, Air Guardsmen Compete in South African Event

    POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa - Fifteen New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen won a team second place and some individual awards in a week-long military skills competition in South Africa.The South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition, held at a South African Army base in

  • Massachusetts Guard Attends Planning Conference in Israel

    RAMLA, Israel - Members of the 102nd Intelligence Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard, attended the National Guard Bureau-Home Front Command annual planning conference in Israel July 22-28.U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brendan Simison, Plans and Engineering Division chief, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael

  • NY Governor Visits Guardsmen Preparing for Hurricane Fallout

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - New York Gov. Kathy Hochul thanked National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Sept. 14 for serving as a standby force in case Hurricane Lee turned west and hit Long Island.On Sept. 12, Hochul directed the New York National Guard to mobilize 50 personnel to assist Long Island local

  • NY Guardsmen off to South Africa for Military Competition

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. - Fifteen New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will compete in the South African National Defence Force Military Skills Competition this month.The New York National Guard has fielded teams in this competition before, but an all-woman squad will also

  • NH Guard Prevails at Regional Marksmanship Championships

    JERICHO, Vt. - New Hampshire National Guard shooting squads won gold and silver for a second straight year at a regional match at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site Aug. 18-20. The Marksmanship Advisory Council “MAC” Region 1 Championship featured competitors from throughout New England and New York.“I

  • New York Guard Soldiers, Airmen to Join Brazilian Exercises

    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. - More than 100 New York National Guard Airmen and Soldiers will participate in two August training missions in Brazil as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program.Fifteen New York Army National Guard medical personnel will take part in a humanitarian response exercise

  • New York Air Guard Helped Search for Lost Minisub

    F.S. GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. - Thirty-eight Airmen assigned to the New York National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing were part of the effort to locate the commercial submersible Titan that imploded while diving to the wreck of the RMS Titanic.The wing launched three search missions 900

  • In Albania, Hokanson Sees Committed Partner, Steadfast NATO Ally

    TIRANA, Albania – In a country that spent nearly 450 years under Ottoman Empire rule, suffered fascist occupation during World War II, and endured a dictatorship for much of the 20th century, democracy emerged and NATO accession ensued.The latter is due, in part, to the National Guard.“Thanks to the