ORISKANY--New York Army National Guard Soldiers hook cargo to a hovering UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during sling-load operations training at the New York State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany, N.Y. on March 18.
The 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry conducted sling-load and air assault training here in conjunction with the 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation to prepare for its 2012 deployment to Afghanistan.
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Associated Press -- Wed, 07 Oct 2015 NY creek debris blamed for Connecticut teen’s death removed SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) - Debris in a Hudson Valley creek that led to the drowning death of a teenage Connecticut girl has been cleared away.
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