Michigan Army National Guard, Detachment 1, Company B, 3/238th Aviation Regiment will provide air support to all units and operations in Regional Command East, Afghanistan. The deployment is the third for the detachment and the 18th deployment of a Michigan aviation unit in support of the global war on terror. When speaking to the troops, detachment commander Capt. Kyle Love said, “It’s been only two and a half years since our last deployment, we’ve faced dangerous missions and met with success, I’m not going to war with 19 random members of the Michigan Guard, I’m going to war with 19 members of my family.” The detachment typically employs the CH-47 Chinook for troop movement, artillery placement, and supply delivery.
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