Aviation Brigade - 29th Infantry Division (Light)
The Aviation Brigade is composed of units from Virginia, New Jersey and Maryland, with Headquarters located in the Edgewood, Maryland Army National Guard Armory.
Personnel from the Aviation Brigade, 29th Infantry Division, deployed in April 1999 to Chilanguera, El Salvador, to provide airlift support as part of Task Force New Hope, a joint U.S. military effort to provided humanitarian assistance to the country as it recovers from Hurricane Mitch.
During the deployment which lasted five months, the units provided transport of passengers and VIPs, as well as supplied camps and remote sites, provided medical evacuation and conducted search-and-rescue operations, using three Uh-1 helicopters.
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