ROCHESTER --Three New York Army National Guard pilots were killed on January 20, when a UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter crashed in the town of Mendon, New York on the night of January 20, 2021 during a training flight.Killed were (from Left): Chief Warrant Officer 5 Steven Skoda, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Christian Koch and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Daniel Prial.Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, asked members of the New York National Guard to pray for Please pray for Skoda, Koch and Prial and their families and friends.
"Their legacy of service will not be forgotten," Shields said in a message to the force.
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TBR NewsMedia, -- Mon, 18 Oct 2021 Student volunteers clean up Smithtowns Long Beach On Saturday, Sept. 25, approximately 40 Town of Smithtown Youth & Community Alliance student-volunteers joined up with members of the National Guard Counterdrug Task Force, in conjunction... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 14 Oct 2021 NYNG's 106th Rescue Wing trains on beach for winter driving MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. - Over 100 New York Air National Guard Airmen assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing prepared for winter weather emergencies by conducting driver training on the beach.
National Guard.mil -- Thu, 14 Oct 2021 Four Soldiers are 1st in NYNG to earn Expert Soldier Badge FORT DRUM, New York - Four Soldiers became the first in the New York Army National Guard to earn the new Expert Soldier Badge Oct. 1, following two weeks of training and testing at Fort Drum.... (more)