U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ally Andolina, 42nd Combat AViation Brigade
FIREMANS PARK Tonawanda, NY -- Sergeant. Wunders and Sgt. Harris, medics from the 53rd Troop Command transfer one of four simulated wounded personnel from a ground evacuation vehicle to a UH-60 Air Ambulance Helicopter flown by the 249th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) at Fireman’s Park on Nov. 3 as part of the Vigilant Guard exercise.
The wounded personnel evacuated were found at a simulated “rubble pile” nearby as a result of a collapsed hospital caused a simulated earthquake near the Buffalo area.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
Warrior competition begins at Camp Smith
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
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