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Snow geese symbolizing strength, discipline memorialize 3 guardsmen who died in '21 helicopter crash

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Max Schulte
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WXXI News
Mary Taylor welds in her Mendon studio where she has completed one of the three snow geese she was commissioned to sculpt for a memorial to honor Chief Warrant Officers Christian Koch, Steven Skoda, and Daniel Prial who were all killed when their helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise on Jan. 20, 2020 in Mendon.

An artist pays tribute to three national guardsmen who died in a helicopter crash last year. And we meet the newest member of the Adirondack Park Agency board, and hear what she wants for one of New York’s most treasured regions.

Veronica Volk is an editor and producer for WXXI News.