ROUND LAKE --A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter prepares to conduct water bucket training in Round Lake N.Y. April 17 2019. The collapsible buckets which are hung underneath the helicopters can dump 560 gallons of water on a fire each time they are used. Each spring Army National Guard helicopter crew members and maintenance personnel retrain on how to attach the buckets to Black Hawk helicopters and then practice picking up water and dumping it.
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MyLitteFalls.com -- Mon, 22 Apr 2019 Disaster training can be a lifesaver Spring seems to have finally arrived (despite a few errant snow showers). Even though the winter weather is behind us, it is still important to be prepared for weather-related disasters.
Times Union -- Sun, 21 Apr 2019 Latham aviation unit gets new top enlisted leader Command Sgt. Major Mark Wilson of Leicester, Livingston County, is the new top enlisted soldier for the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade headquartered in Latham.
Times Union -- Sun, 14 Apr 2019 Duty Calls: Schenectady sergeant earns National Guard's Top Honor Guard Soldier title New York Army National Guard Sgt. Joshua Sanzo of Schenectady has been recognized as one of the top military Honor Guard members in the country by the Army National Guard.