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  • New York dodges worst of blizzard; troops on hand if needed

    The New York National Guard had 394 Soldiers on duty this morning as New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley entered the second day of a three-day weather event dubbed Winter Storm Juno by The Weather Channel.


    New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called out the National Guard troops as part of a coordinated New York State response to a blizzard hitting parts of the northeast today.


    The governor declared a state of emergency on Monday, Jan. 26 and banned travel on major roadways Monday night. The New York City and regional transit systems were also shut down.
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  • Arizona Air Guard to watch over Super Bowl XLIX

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    Pilots and Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons aircraft from the 162nd Wing's Aerospace Control Alert Detachment at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base here will take to the skies to help protect thousands of spectators at Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale Feb. 1.


    Arizona's Air National Guard is teaming up with the North American Aerospace Defense Command in a consolidated effort with federal, state and local agencies to provide security for the National Football League's championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium.
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  • Guard Soldiers and Airmen responding to Northeast snow storm

    As blizzard warnings were being issued for the Northeast this morning, the New York National Guard put 260 Soldiers and Airmen on duty to assist in New York's response to the storm.


    Army and Air National Guard units on Long Island, in New York City, and in the Hudson Valley were ordered to mobilize their Initial Response Forces. Meanwhile the 204th Engineer Battalion -- headquartered in Binghamton with elements in the Hudson Valley and New York's Southern Tier counties -- was directed to send snow-moving equipment and personnel to Long island.
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  • Utah's 151st Air Refueling Wing offers support for training in Germany

    Nearly 30 Airmen from the Utah Air National Guard's 151st Air Refueling Wing spent two weeks at Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany, Jan. 4-16 to provide air refueling support during training flights for NATO E-3A Sentry aircraft pilots.


    The E-3A component, made up of members from 15 different countries, operates Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft used primarily for surveillance, as well as command, control and communications.


    These surveillance flights can last more than 10 hours and require air refueling for completion.
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  • Goodbye snow; hello 'Snowbird'

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    About 200 Airmen and 10 aircraft from the 127th Wing here deployed to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Jan. 23 to participate in Operation Snowbird.


    Operation Snowbird allows military flying units to take advantage of the optimal weather conditions and live-fire ranges available in southern Arizona during the winter months when home station training may be hampered by inclement weather such as snow and ice.


    The men and women from various units of the 127th Wing support, operate and maintain the Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft mission.
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  • Fearless: father of fallen Navy SEAL speaking to service members at 188th Wing

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    The father of fallen Navy SEAL Adam Brown spoke to service members at the 188th Wing at the Colonel Hugh B. Correll Headquarters Building here Jan. 9.


    Larry Brown spoke to service members about his son, whose story was told in the New York Times bestseller book "Fearless" authored by Eric Blehm.


    The book, which was written after Adam Brown death, focuses on his battle with drug addiction and his subsequent time in the Navy with SEAL Team 6. Adam Brown, a native of Hot Springs, died March 17, 2010, during a combat mission in the Komar province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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  • ANG conducts air refueling training with NATO allies in Germany

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    Nearly 30 Airmen from the Utah Air National Guard's 151st Air Refueling Wing here recently spent two weeks at Geilenkirchen Air Base, Germany, where they provided air refueling support during training flights for NATO E-3A Sentry aircraft pilots Jan. 4-16.


    The E-3A component, made up of members from 15 different countries, operates Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft which are used primarily for surveillance, as well as command, control and communications.


    These surveillance flights can often last more than 10 hours and require air refueling for completion.
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