U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Canadian CH-47 "Chinook" pilot Capt. Sylvie Coutoure, 430th Squadron, Canadian Air Force, performs pre-flight checks at the Army Aviation Support Facility #2 here on Jan. 21 aboard a New York Army National Guard aircraft.
Canadian avaitors are preparing for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan and partnered with the Rochester-based Company B, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation for a two-week training period.
The 126th Aviation recently returned from a 10-month deployment flying missions in Afghanistan.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
Members of the Army National Guard participate in the Northeastern Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith in Cortlandt. The competition will continue for three days at the camp testing soldiers’... (more)
YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
Sixteen National Guard soldiers from the North East, labeled as the best of the best, are all aiming to become the Army’s warrior of the year. YNN’s John Wagner reports on one... (more)
NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
United States Army soldier Henry L. Johnson (pictured), also known as “Black Death,” earned his fearsome nickname in France during World War I. After being ambushed by German forces and... (more)