1SG Hansen from F Company 1-169th General Support Aviation Battalion instructs the procedures of a Medevac to members of the Army Reserve’s 401st Civil Affairs Battalion, Maynard Volunteer Fire Department, and Stittville Volunteer Fire Department.
F Company 1-169th flew two UH-60 Blackhawks configured for Medevac to Marcy, NY to assist in a joint training exercise between the Army Reserve and local fire departments. Members from the fire departments would later work with soldiers from the 401st CA to call in 9 line Medevac requests to the waiting helicopters.
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NY National Guard In the News
Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.