1-169th Aviation Battalion (General Support)
Mobilize and deploy to conduct Air Movement, Air Assault, MEDEVAC, Combat Support and Combat Service Support in support of Aviation operations throughout the designated area of responsibility to employ and sustain combat power.
The unit has elements in Windsor Locks along with the battalion headquarters, while other member units are located in a variety of states across the eastern United States.
The 1-169th flies UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. Other Connecticut Army National Guard elements at the same location fly HH-60M Black Hawks (MEDEVAC), CH-47 Chinooks (Medium Lift), and a C-12 fixed-wing aircraft.