GYPSUM, C.O. New York Army National Guard two CH-47 F models left the Army Aviation Support Facility in Rochester for Gypsum, Colorado on April 18, 2016, all of the aviators and crew members from Detachment 1, Company B, 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation Regiment received certificates from the airport proving they landed at the highest airport in the US. The mountains of Colorado simulate the mountains of Afghanistan in both weather and terrain aspects. This is in preparation for the companys third deployment to Afghanistan now with the Army's newest model Chinook. The Battalion is part of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade.
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Olean Times Herald -- Thu, 25 May 2023 State & Union: Cuba native promoted to colonel in NY Guard Mark Frank, a Cuba-Rushford High School and St. Bonaventure University alumnus, has been promoted to colonel in the New York Army National Guard. The son of Douglas and Elizabeth Frank of... (more)
NationalGuard.mil -- Thu, 25 May 2023 Green Berets Train with New York Air Guard 106th Rescue Wing F.S. GABRESKI AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. Rescue aircraft circled overhead and Green Berets dropped in to recover a simulated friendly casualty in a joint combat rescue exercise with the... (more)
Times Union -- Wed, 24 May 2023 Soldier father's return is a storytime surprise in Rotterdam: Deployed to Kuwait since June, Army National Guard sergeant reunites with family at Rotterdam school There are plenty of tragic stories in the world right now. This is not one of them. Sgt. 1st Class William C. Rhodes of the Army National Guard was deployed to Kuwait just shy of a year... (more)