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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Rockland County Times -- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 NY Army National Guard Soldiers competing in national Best Warrior Soldiers from Greenwood Lake and Yonkers represent northeast in national Army National Guard competition Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers are at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma this week... (more)
NNY 360.com -- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 Fort Drum will host 600 National Guard troops FORT DRUM - Six hundred New York Army National Guard soldiers from across the state head to Fort Drum this weekend for a command post exercise that runs until the end of the month. Soldiers... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 02 Jul 2019 Sisters enlist, serve and retire together after 34 years LATHAM, N.Y. Two sisters who began their Army National Guard careers together, went to war in Afghanistan together and share a house together, are now planning their retirements from the... (more)