Clinton man reenlists in Air National Guard


LATHAM — The New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group recently reenlisted four airmen, including Staff Sgt. Thomas Schweizer, of Clinton. Schweizer is a mission systems technician with the 224th Support Squadron (SPTS).

The 224th ADG is comprised of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and 224th Support Squadron, located in Rome, and Detachment 1 and Detachment 2 that serve in the Washington, D.C. area. The 224th ADG provides the forces to conduct the Eastern Air Defense Sector’s mission. Part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Sector is responsible for the air defense of the eastern U.S.

For more information about the New York Air National Guard, go online to For more information on the Eastern Air Defense Sector and the 224th Air Defense Group, see its website at


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