COLONIE-- New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jake Pratt a UH-60 crew chief assigned to the 2rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Ranger prepare to deploy water during helicopter firefighting training over the Mohawk River in Colonie, New York on May 6, 2021. Aircrews based at the Albany International Airport in Latham, New York, teamed up with aviators from the Connecticut Army National Guard and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, to conduct the training in preparation for the summer wild fire season.
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WAMC -- Thu, 30 Mar 2023 "He fought that good fight": CSM Wilson sees fort renaming as part of Sgt. Henry Johnson's growing legacy (audio) Fort Polk in Louisiana will be renamed in honor of Albany resident Sergeant Henry Johnson. The renaming will occur in June and comes after Congress authorized the Naming Commission to provide... (more)
Air & Space Forces Magazine -- Thu, 30 Mar 2023 The Arctic is Trying To Kill You: What It Looks Like When Airmen Train Far North Hows this for an early-February getaway: Spend five days and four nights on a frozen island in the Arctic Ocean, where the temperature ranges from a balmy negative 25 degrees Fahrenheit to... (more)
Fort Hood Sentinel -- Thu, 30 Mar 2023 Soldiers earn U.S. citizenship Seven Soldiers assigned to the 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, New York Army National Guard, currently training for deployments at Fort Hood were recently sworn in as U.S. citizens in San... (more)