KANDAHAR- New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Rochester’s Detachment 1, Company B, 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation (Heavy Lift) load CH-47 helicopters onto a C-5 Galaxy as they prepare to return home to the United States following a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan on April 20. The helicopters arrived at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Rochester on April 22. The Soldiers return to the United States for outprocessing at Fort Hood in May.
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Daily Messenger -- Sun, 23 Feb 2020 National Guard promotes local soldiers The New York Army National Guard recently promoted William Pulsifer, of Farmington, and Madison Keifer, of Shortsville. Keifer, who serves with the 222nd Military Police Company, was promoted... (more)
Times Union -- Sun, 23 Feb 2020 War veteran advances to lieutenant colonel Shawn Tabankin of Clifton Park, a veteran of multiple deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel during a ceremony at the New York National Guard Headquarters... (more)
WAMC -- Fri, 14 Feb 2020 Schumer Pushes For New Squadron To Land At Stewart Air National Guard Base U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is urging the secretary of the Air Force to select Stewart Air National Guard base in Orange County as home for a new squadron. Schumer, a Democrat... (more)