By Sgt. 1st Class GAIL BRAYMEN, Division West Public Affairs
A California Army National Guard Chinook helicopter unit training at North Fort Hood before deploying to Afghanistan practiced transporting troops last week using 1st Cavalry Division soldiers who are also getting ready to deploy overseas.
Division West’s 166th Aviation Brigade is conducting post-mobilization training for the soldiers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, out of Stockton, CA, and arranged to have them support the local soldiers during a field exercise.
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