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National Guard Training with Newest Apache Helicopter in Randolph County Last Week

National Guard Training with Newest Apache Helicopter in Randolph County Last Week

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1-130th Attack Battalion - AB (via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - Last week several residents across Randolph County witnessed the North Carolina National Guard's newest Apache Attack Helicopter as it flew over parts of Randolph County as part of a routine training flight. According to aircraft tracking data, just after 8 p.m., on Thursday, October 19th, 2023, a Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian took off from RDU and flew to Randolph County. Once here, the aircraft flew around an area between Seagrove and Asheboro near Old State Highway 13 at between 1,200 and 2,000 feet, before flying around New Hope Church Rd and Denton areas before returning to RDU. The helicopter is one of several new AH-64E Version 6 attack helicopters delivered in May of this year to the 1st Battalion, 130th A...
Military Exercise ‘Robin Sage’ Taking Place In Randolph County

Military Exercise ‘Robin Sage’ Taking Place In Randolph County

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Photo provided by US Army USAJFKSWCS Public Affairs Office FORT BRAGG, NC (US Army USAJFKSWCS) - This month, Special Forces candidates will participate in the Robin Sage training exercise, held within multiple North Carolina counties as the final test of their Special Forces Qualification Course training. Between March 27 through April 11, students will participate in this exercise before graduating the course and moving on to their first assignments in the Army's Special Forces community. Robin Sage is a two-week culmination exercise. The participants are students at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, based out of Fort Bragg.  The exercise's notional country of Pineland encompasses Alamance, Anson, Cabarrus, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie...