Area soldiers leaving for Kuwait deployment

Local/Region Jan 21, 2023 Four hundred New York Army National Guard aviation Soldiers from Dunkirk, Rochester and Long Island will leave for traini...

January 21, 2023
10:42 AM

Local/Region Jan 21, 2023 Four hundred New York Army National Guard aviation Soldiers from Dunkirk, Rochester and Long Island will leave for training in Pennsylvania and Texas, following a farewell event on Sunday. Following their training period, they will deploy to Kuwait for approximately 10 months. Three hundred and fifty Soldiers are assigned to the 642nd Aviation Support Battalion who are trained to provide logistics and maintenance support to the helicopter units of an Army combat aviation brigade.