Staff sergeant at 224th ADG receives medal


LATHAM — The 224th Air Defense Group has presented Staff Sergeant Nino Camuglia of Rome with the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.

A member of the 224th Air Defense Squadron, Camuglia received the medal for serving as part of more than 50 Honor Guard funeral details during his time with the unit.

The 224th ADG is composed of the 224th Air Defense Squadron and the 224th Support Squadron, located in Rome, and Detachment 1 and Detachment 2 that serve in the Washington 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.

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