MACHIAS, N.Y. - Sergeant Michael Aquilina, standing to the left of the CH-47D 'Chinook' helicopter, watches as Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) Soldiers board the aircraft in preparation for an orientation flight from a farmers field in Machias.
The 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade initiated the program in 2008 encouraging incoming New York aviation units to expose Soldiers to a working knowledge of aviation missions and capabilities.
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Army. mil -- Wed, 25 Nov 2020 NY National Guard adds troops to airport health screening mission LATHAM, N.Y. New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have collected COVID-19 health information from over 456,000 airline passengers since starting a mission to aid the New York State... (more)
The Recorder -- Tue, 24 Nov 2020 Guard member recognized for pandemic response LATHAM New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Aaron Lefton, commander of the states COVID-19 response force, recognized members of the task force for excellence during the past seven months... (more)
WNYT -- Mon, 23 Nov 2020 109th Airlift Wing heads to New Zealand for Operation Deep Freeze The New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing is not conducting its usual trip to Antarctica this year. However, they will not be too far away. They have been doing Operation Deep Freeze... (more)