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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Carmel Hamlet Hub.com -- Tue, 11 Jun 2019 NY Army National Guard Sgt. Timothy Fay, A Carmel resident, headed to regional shooting match New York Army National Guard Sgt. Timothy Fay, a Carmel resident, was one of four members of a team from the 107th Military Police Company who took first place in the pistol shooting competition... (more)
Binghamton Homepage -- Sat, 08 Jun 2019 A Newark Valley resident, wins two trophies at annual shooting competition CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Pvt. Briana Tilloston, a Newark Valley resident, took home two first place awards at the 2019 Adjutant Generals' Marksmanship... (more)
WTEN -- Sat, 08 Jun 2019 109th Airlift Wing holds major accident response exercise SCOTIA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - First responders geared up in Scotia to be a part of the 109th Airlift Wing's major accident response exercise.