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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Daily Gazette -- Sun, 02 Aug 2020 109th Airlift Wing in Glenville preps for critical Greenland resupply missions In what would normally take place during a five-month span, the National Guards 109th Airlift Wing will commence resupply missions to Greenland on Tuesday, fitting 25 flights into just three... (more)
News10.com -- Sat, 01 Aug 2020 National Guard soldiers at Queensbury Armory deploying to Middle East QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) Fifty-five New York Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 466th Area Support Medical Company will mobilize for service on Sunday. The company is holding... (more)
News 12 Westchester -- Fri, 31 Jul 2020 Westchester soldier wins the NY Army National Guards Best Warrior Competition An award-winning soldier from Westchester was announced as the winner of the New York Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition. Cpl. Troy Perez, of Yorktown Heights, competed with... (more)