LATHAM--New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 827th Engineer Company prepare to hoist the AH-1S Cobra attack helicopter displayed in front of Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters off its pedestal on Thursday, Oct. 25. The helicopter, once flown by New York Army National Guard aviators, will be cleaned and repainted before being remounted once again. The exercise gave the engineers a chance to practice using their crane, said Lt. Col. James Freehart, the commander of the 204th Engineer Battalion.
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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.