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NY CH-47 crews support helocast training

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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Times Union -- Wed, 18 Sep 2019 Capital Region employers try out NY Army National Guard training Capital Region business owners were given a glimpse into the life of New York National Guard members on Monday, during a one-day training meant to mimic the weekend training sessions their... (more)

Shelter Island Reporter -- Mon, 16 Sep 2019 Survival tactics for emergencies: Army officer holds session for Islanders Some 30 Islanders, including representatives of the local Girl Scouts, attended a New York State sponsored emergency preparedness meeting at Town Hall on Sept. 14. Capt. Joshua Tavares of... (more)

WBFO -- Fri, 13 Sep 2019 107th Airmen to reunite in Niagara Falls, 50 years after returning from Vietnam (Audio) This weekend, the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station will welcome back many to the installation who, 50 years prior, were welcomed back after serving in Vietnam.

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