News: Army National Guard aviation soldiers deploy to Afghanistan
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- More than 55 New York Army National Guard soldiers assigned to Detachment 1 of Company B, 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation Regiment will mobilize, May 23, to prepare for deployment to Afghanistan in July.
WHO: New York Army National Guard soldiers assigned to Detachment 1 of B Company 3rd Battalion 126th Aviation Regiment. The unit flies the CH-47 D CHINOOK heavy lift helicopter. This is the second deployment to Afghanistan for the unit.
WHAT: A mobilization and deployment ceremony held at the Army Aviation Support Facility No. 2 in Rochester for the soldiers and their family members. The soldiers will depart for training at Fort Hood, May 24 and are expected to deploy for nine months in Afghanistan in July.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
WHERE: Army Aviation Support Facility, 76 Patriot Way Rochester, N.Y. 14624
Date Posted:05.22.2012 09:07
Location:ROCHESTER, NY, US
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