CAMP SMITH -- Specialist Paul Vanbuskirk (center) and Staff Sgt. James Clark, Company E, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion wait to take their turn in the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer rollover simulator located in the training center building during May drill weekend. The simulator is used to prepare troops to escape from their vehicle under full tactical conditions. Members of the 142nd were at Camp Smith validating their yearly training requirements.
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WABC -- Mon, 25 Sep 2017 Riding along with NY Air National Guard in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (WABC) -- A C-17 cargo plane and five men on a mission. Eyewitness News caught up with the New York Air National Guard 105th Air Wing shortly after they landed in San... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 24 Sep 2017 Duty Calls: Niskayuna soldier leading helicopter battalion New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Lefton of Niskayuna, an Iraq War veteran, has assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Regiment, which flies UH-60 Blackhawks,... (more)
Spectrum News -- Fri, 22 Sep 2017 Cuomo joins emergency relief team in Puerto Rico Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled with a team of emergency response officials to help restore power to areas of Puerto Rico still in the dark. NY1's Michael Herzenberg reports.