Sunday, May 26
Shadow

Tag: Military

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

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

News
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...
NC Zoo Offers Free Admission to Veterans for Military Appreciation Week

NC Zoo Offers Free Admission to Veterans for Military Appreciation Week

NC Zoo
ASHEBORO N.C. -The North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for military personnel and retirees and free admission for one accompanying guest during Military Appreciation week, from Nov. 7th and Nov 13th, 2022. This special discount is available to active duty, reserve, veteran, and retired military personnel from all military branches and is only available for admission purchased on-site. To receive the discount, please bring any of the following: US Veterans IDMilitary IDDD-214 with Photo IDState driver’s license with veteran indicator or military identifierVA, VF, or American Legion issued ID The Zoo hours during this week are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the last admission being an hour before closing. In a press release the Zoo says they "appreciate and salute ...
Robin Sage Being Held Across 25 North Carolina Counties, Including Randolph

Robin Sage Being Held Across 25 North Carolina Counties, Including Randolph

News
Special Forces candidates assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School assault enemy role players as they take part in the final phase of field training known as Robin Sage in central North Carolina, Sept. 28, 2021. (K. Kassens/U.S. Army ASHEBORO N.C. – U.S. Army Special Forces students will take part in the final test of their training this month in the Robin Sage training exercise across central North Carolina, including here in Randolph County. Taking place this year from Jan. 22nd through Feb. 4th 2022, students from the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg along with other military's units and civilians will all take part in the exercise known as Robin Sage. The exercise takes place in the fictional natio...
Military Exercise ‘Robin Sage’ Taking Place In Randolph County

Military Exercise ‘Robin Sage’ Taking Place In Randolph County

Government
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...