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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The Recorder -- Tue, 24 Nov 2020 Guard member recognized for pandemic response LATHAM New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Aaron Lefton, commander of the states COVID-19 response force, recognized members of the task force for excellence during the past seven months... (more)
WNYT -- Mon, 23 Nov 2020 109th Airlift Wing heads to New Zealand for Operation Deep Freeze The New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing is not conducting its usual trip to Antarctica this year. However, they will not be too far away. They have been doing Operation Deep Freeze... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 19 Nov 2020 N.Y. Senior Airman graduates from jungle warfare school MANAUS, Brazil When Senior Airman Caleb Lapinel showed up at Brazils Jungle Warfare Training School in September, he met special forces soldiers from Spain, Egypt and Indonesia; paratroopers... (more)