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New York Air National Guard units honored

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Five units of New York's Air National Guard have won a national award recognizing their service locally and overseas.

 

D-Day plane restored in New York heading to France

Thursday, May 15, 2014
A World War II transport plane that dropped American paratroopers on Normandy is set to depart a western New York airfield for D-Day's 70th anniversary commemoration in France.

 
WEST MILTON

Kesselring nuclear training site to get funds

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
After the intervention of Sen. Charles Schumer, the U.S. Navy will provide an additional $16 million to run the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program operated by Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory at the Kenneth Kesselring site.
 
Air Force boots? Mommy!!!
BALLSTON LAKE

Air Force boots? Mommy!!!

Sunday, May 4, 2014
The siblings, front-row center in the gathering of kindergartners and second-graders, never saw her coming.
 
Veterans put a face to history
NISKAYUNA

Veterans put a face to history

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Students at Iroquois Middle School, dressed in patriotic red, white and blue, shared laughter and tears with six World War II veterans at the 18th annual Greatest Generation event on April 23.
 
BALLSTON SPA

VFW donation adds to veteran’s legacy

Thursday, May 1, 2014
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 358 has donated $2,000 to a fund named for late local historian and World War II veteran Maurice “Chris” Morley.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Galway man to be honored as deceased veteran of the month

Thursday, April 10, 2014
A Navy veteran from Galway will be honored as Saratoga County’s Deceased Veteran of the Month at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the county board room.
 

NY Army National Guard holds 'Best Warrior' event

Friday, April 4, 2014
A dozen members of the New York Army National Guard are gathering at a Hudson Valley training site to compete in a three-day military skills event.

 
Patriot Flight resumes mission of taking veterans on D.C. visit
ALBANY

Patriot Flight resumes mission of taking veterans on D.C. visit

Thursday, April 3, 2014
On May 10, with a new volunteer president at the helm, Patriot Flight will take to the skies for the first flight in two years. Forty-five WWII veterans and 12 from the Korean War will be flown to Washington D.C. for a daylong visit.
 
Retired Marine Roman is an under 40 ‘Rising Latino Star’
GLENVILLE

Retired Marine Roman is an under 40 ‘Rising Latino Star’

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Gunnery Sgt. Albert Roman Jr. has no idea who nominated him for The Hispanic Coalition NY’s 2014 40 Under 40 Rising Latino Stars list. The why might be easier. Now a logistics coordinator for Integra Networks in Albany, the retired Marine volunteers tirelessly as the full-time program coordinator for the Marine Toys for Tots program serving upstate New York.
 

NY National Guard leaders gathering at Sagamore for training

Friday, March 28, 2014
More than 200 leaders in the New York Army and Air National are gathering at an Adirondack resort hotel for two days of professional development discussion and training.
 

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy

Sunday, March 23, 2014
The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County wants state to waive license fee for vets

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Saratoga County supervisors on Tuesday called on the state Department of Motor Vehicles to not require veterans to pay to have a veteran notation added to their driver’s license.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs veterans' advocate Corsale dies at 85

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Eugene J. “Gene” Corsale, a prominent community activist and supporter of veterans’ causes, died Saturday at the age of 85.
 

Albany Law offering legal assistance to veterans on March 22

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Free legal services will be offered to veterans during Albany Law School’s Veterans’ Law Day on March 22.
 
 

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