DOUBLE EAGLE, N.M. - Pilots and crewmembers of Detachment 1, Company B, 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation practice a pinacle landing above a mesa rise northwest of Albuquerque near Double Eagle Airport.
Detacnment 1, from Rochester, is currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas where they linked up with the 126th Battalion headquarters from Edgewood, Md. to train up for their second deployment to Afghanistan in late August in support of Operation Endurinng Freedom.
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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.