BUFFALO--A member of the West Virigina Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 19th Special Forces Group ( Airborne) exits a CH-47 Chinook helicopter assigned to the New York Army National Guard's Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation, over Lake Erie in Buffalo, N.Y. on Sept. 5, 2018. The New York aircrew was assisting members of the West Virginia Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 19th Special Forces Group ( Airborne) in conducting helocast training. Helocasting is a technique that involves personnel exiting a helicopter into water. It is used to insert small groups behind enemy lines.
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National Guard.mil -- Thu, 02 Jul 2020 NY National Guard Soldier's WWI story told in digital comic LATHAM, N.Y. Sgt. Henry Johnson, the Albany resident whose World War I service in the New York National Guards 369th Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Medal of Honor almost a century... (more)
WRGB -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Community Hero: Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail Staff Sergeant Sarah Silvernail, 105th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard was nominated by her dad who shared that Sarahs latest mission was performing COVID 19 testing at the testing... (more)
Times Union -- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Duty Calls: Officer in Kuwait gets to see his new child via smartphone: Major in Kuwait saw scene of birth via home security system, phone Even though New York Army National Guard Maj. Michael C. Costello of Guilderland was on duty 6,128 miles from home, he didn't miss seeing his new daughter right after she was born. The 42nd... (more)