New York Air Guard on “Today”

Airmen of the New York Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing appeared on NBC’s “Today Show” yesterday, as the Today crew broadcast from the Arctic. The Times Union reports that the Air Guardsmen were part of a three-minute segment “From Pole to Pole,” in which host Matt Lauer talked about the unit, which is performing its annual Operation Deep Freeze mission with its ski-equipped LC-130s. (Currently there’s a video about the unit on the MSNBC page under “Ends of the Earth.”