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Family, friends welcome home Guard unit

Members trained army, police during 1-year deployment

Dallys Melita waves an American flag as she waits for her father, Spec. John Ferrara of Fort Plain, to return from Afghanistan with other members of Company C 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry of the New York Army National Guard on Thursday morning outside the New York State Armory in Gloversville.
Photographer: Mark Robarge
Dallys Melita waves an American flag as she waits for her father, Spec. John Ferrara of Fort Plain, to return from Afghanistan with other members of Company C 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry of the New York Army National Guard on Thursday morning outside the New York State Armory in Gloversville.
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After nearly a year in Afghanistan, Spc. Adam Kutinsky was certainly anxious to see his family. But the Sharon Springs soldier had something else on his mind when he and his comrades from 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry of the New York National Guard stepped down from their buses Thursday morning at the Gloversville Armory. Kutinsky, who was about to transfer to the State University of New York at Oneonta when his unit was called up ...


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jhwallace
October 3, 2008
7:29 a.m.

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I just want to thank the Gazette and their reporter for doing a fine job of covering the story of our boys returning home. Sometimes we feel that what happens in Gloversville is not important to anyone else but that was not true yesterday. Thanks for caring it made us all feel good.

ignoredissue
October 3, 2008
7:54 a.m.

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Virtute Non Virbus - God Bless you all!!!
Thank you...

annarondac
October 3, 2008
3:40 p.m.

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I thank you all who have served our United States of America. We have the finest military and the finest men and women and the finest country in the world. How lucky we are to have you in our midst.

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