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NY CH-47 crews support helocast training

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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MyLitteFalls.com -- Mon, 22 Apr 2019 Disaster training can be a lifesaver Spring seems to have finally arrived (despite a few errant snow showers). Even though the winter weather is behind us, it is still important to be prepared for weather-related disasters.

Times Union -- Sun, 21 Apr 2019 Latham aviation unit gets new top enlisted leader Command Sgt. Major Mark Wilson of Leicester, Livingston County, is the new top enlisted soldier for the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade headquartered in Latham.

Times Union -- Sun, 14 Apr 2019 Duty Calls: Schenectady sergeant earns National Guard's Top Honor Guard Soldier title New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Sanzo of Schenectady has been recognized as one of the top military Honor Guard members in the country by the Army National Guard.

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