A UH-60 “Blackhawk” helicopter operated by New York Army National Guardsmen from the 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation  prepares for takeoff from the U.S.S. Ponce in the Arabian Gulf.
(U.S. Army photo by CW3 Victor Figliuolo/released)

ARABIAN GULF (December 8th, 2013) -- A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter operated by Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) takes off from the U.S.S. Ponce in the Arabian Gulf. The CAB is replacing a Texas Army National Guard unit in Kuwait and will conduct several joint exercises with nations in the region while maintaining an American presence there.

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