Aviator caps career with final flight in CH-47

Sgt. 1st Class John Bobeck, a flight engineer with B Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, waves to family and friends on the ground at his mother’s West Seneca home during his final flight aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Saturday, May 14, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan Monfiletto)

May 19, 2016

Chinook crew executes smooth landing--on top of a building

Staff Sgt. Jeff Lentz, a flight engineer with B Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, guides a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in landing on top of a building in a mock village at Fort Drum during a training exercise with the Air National Guard’s 274th Air Support Operations Squadron Saturday, March 5, 2016. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jonathan Monfiletto/ Released)

Mar 07, 2016

Aviation Mission Rained Out, But Soldiers Train Anyway

Soldiers of B Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade conduct an inspection of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a regular drill day in Rochester Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jonathan Monfiletto)

Sep 14, 2015

Army Guard Aviators and Air Guard JTACs Train Together at Fort Drum

SYRACUSE, NY- Members of the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) located on Hancock Field Air National Guard base receive a CH-47F Chinook helicopter pre-flight safety brief on March 14, 2015. The New York Air National Guard Airmen who call airstrikes in support of American troops teamed up with New York Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter crews for joint training at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base. 30 Airmen from the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS), based at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base and the aircrew of two CH-47F Chinook helicopters from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Rochester International Airport trained together for the first time. (New York Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Eric Miller/Released)

Mar 18, 2015

Rochester-base Army Guard Aviators Transition to Latest Model CH-47

HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Savannah, Georgia- New York Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 2 Christopher Scott prepares to take-off in a CH-47F here on Oct. 16, 2014 prior to a night flight. Scott and other members of Detachment 1, Company B 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation, are training here on the latest model of the venerable CH-47 Chinook helicopters which the Rochester-based unit flies. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Brendan Flansburg/Released)

Oct 28, 2014

New York National Guard Chinook Crew Retrieves Stuck State Park Police Boat

The New York Army National Guard aviators tasked with retrieving a New York State Park Police from the waters of the Niagara River stand with the boat they recovered following their mission on Sunday, June 19. They are (from left) Staff Sgt. Jeff Lentz; Col. Mark Stryker, commander of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade and a New York State Police helicopter pilot who was flying in his civilian capacity; Sgt 1st Class John Bobeck; Capt. Eric Fritz; Staff Sgt. Stanley Bagrowski; Chief Warrant Officer 4 Thomas Zimmerman; and 1st Lt. Benjamin Postle. (Courtesy Photo)

Jun 20, 2011

Kentucky Guard aviators team up with New York Guard for Homeland Security Mission

Capt. Stephen D. Martin, Capt. Cliff Flanagan, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Mike Zanghi, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gustavo Grande and Capt. Eric Fritz complete their bi-monthly CH-47D Chinook training in Rochester, Nov. 19. Zanghi and Fritz are assigned to the New York Army National Guard.

Dec 03, 2010

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