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Download full resolution image Fire Fighting Training in the Hudson River

Fire Fighting Training in the Hudson River

SCHUYLERVILLE--A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter operating out of Army Aviation Support Facility 3 at the Albany International Airport fills a "Bambi Bucket" in the Hudson River during fire fighting training conducted on Wednesday, July 28.
New York Army National Guard helicopters stand read to support state and local fire services in fighting forest and grass fires during the summer months. Helicopter crews train regularly during the summer on the right way to fill one of the 660 gallon buckets and then practice manuevering to drop the water on a simulated fire.

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Army. mil -- Wed, 25 Nov 2020 NY National Guard adds troops to airport health screening mission LATHAM, N.Y. New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have collected COVID-19 health information from over 456,000 airline passengers since starting a mission to aid the New York State... (more)

The Recorder -- Tue, 24 Nov 2020 Guard member recognized for pandemic response LATHAM New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Aaron Lefton, commander of the states COVID-19 response force, recognized members of the task force for excellence during the past seven months... (more)

WNYT -- Mon, 23 Nov 2020 109th Airlift Wing heads to New Zealand for Operation Deep Freeze The New York Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing is not conducting its usual trip to Antarctica this year. However, they will not be too far away. They have been doing Operation Deep Freeze... (more)

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