KANDAHAR- New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Rochester’s Detachment 1, Company B, 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation (Heavy Lift) load CH-47 helicopters onto a C-5 Galaxy as they prepare to return home to the United States following a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan on April 20. The helicopters arrived at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Rochester on April 22. The Soldiers return to the United States for outprocessing at Fort Hood in May.
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New York Times -- Sun, 28 Feb 2021 African-American Sacrifice in the Killing Fields of France:They fought and died as heroes for their country in World War I, only for segregation to persist SCHAULT, France The modest granite monument at the entrance to Schault, a village in eastern France, commemorates the sacrifice of the United States 369th Infantry Regiment, African-Americans... (more)
Democrat & Chronicle, -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Helicopter crash victims remembered: We lost three of our best The moment of silence in the aircraft hangar was pierced only by the airplane taking off in the distance. In ceremony befitting three fallen heroes, 400 people gathered to remember the selfless... (more)
WROC -- Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Memorial service honors fallen National Guard members ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) A memorial service was held Friday to honor the three National Guard soldiers who died last month after a helicopter crash in Mendon. Chief Warrant Officers 54-year-old... (more)