Waterville Resident Joe Miller Awarded Meritorious Service Medal

The 224th Air Defense Group (ADG) at the Eastern Air Defense Sector recently presented outstanding service medals to seven New York Air National Guardsmen. The Airmen were:

Maj. Joe Miller, Waterville, Meritorious Service Medal. The Assistant Chief of Standards and Evaluations at the 224th Air Defense Squadron (ADS), Miller performed superbly during four National Special Security Events, where he controlled nine air patrols that provided protection for the President, Congressional leaders and foreign dignitaries. Miller was also recognized for his work with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Inspector General team.

The 224th ADG is composed 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 (EADS) 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, visit www.dmna.ny.gov. For more information on the Eastern Air Defense Sector and the 224th Air Defense Group, visit www.eads.ang.af.mil.

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