LATHAM, N.Y. -- The first five of ten UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters from 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation head out in flying formation from the Latham Army Aviation Support Facility #3 on their way to Fort Sill, Okla.
Approximately 40 pilots and crew-members bid final farewells to family and were rendered salutes by other aviation Soldiers.
The 142nd Aviation will train-up at Fort Sill for about two months before leaving for Iraq.
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NationalGuard.mil -- Wed, 27 Jul 2016 New York Army Guard records expert helps National Guard vets prove service WATERVLIET, N.Y.--If you served in the New York Army National Guard after 1950, Stephen Essex has your numberalong with lots of other information about you.
Army.mil -- Wed, 27 Jul 2016 New Yorks 'Fighting 69th' faces off against opposing force and tests skills With the sound of rotor blades echoing in the central Louisiana night, hundreds of Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry conducted an aerial movement... (more)
Defense.gov -- Wed, 27 Jul 2016 Soldiers Participate in Live-Fire Training at Fort Polk, La. Soldiers participate in live-fire training at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., July 25, 2016. The soldiers are assigned to the New York Army National Guard.