NEW YORK- CH-47 Chinook helicopters assigned to the New York Army National Guard's Detachment 1 Company B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation regiment circle New York City during a training flight on Tuesday, April 1. The aviators, who are based in Rochester, were flying in the New York City area to familiarize themselves with the airspace traffic patterns there in case they needed to respond during an emergency. During the New York National Guard's response to Superstorm Sandy in 2012 CH-47s were used to airlift in supplies. (Courtesy 3-126th Aviation.)
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WBFO -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 Local NY National Guard members, supplies head to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief The island of Puerto Rico faces months of cleaning up and rebuilding following Hurricane Maria. On Thursday, 125 members of the New York Army National Guard flew out of the Niagara Falls... (more)
Spectrum News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 More WNY National Guardsmen traveling to Puerto Rico NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - A total of 125 Western New York National Guardsmen are on their way to Puerto Rico, flying out of the Niagara Air Falls Reserve Thursday morning.
Pocono Record/ Buffalo News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 125 National Guard soldiers leaving Thursday for Puerto Rico hurricane relief mission One-hundred twenty-five Buffalo-based members of the New York Army National Guard are expected to leave Thursday to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico.