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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Times Union -- Mon, 19 Oct 2020 Duty Calls: Top enlisted Air Guard leader retires : New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley honored New York Air National Guard Command Chief Master Sgt. Maureen Dooley has been honored during her retirement testimony at New York National Guard Headquarters in Latham. Dooley was recognized... (more)
WKBW, -- Fri, 16 Oct 2020 New York National Guard deployed to airports to help enforce mandatory travel quarantines BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) The New York National Guard is being deployed to airports across the state to assist the state health department in the travel advisory screening process, 7 Eyewitness... (more)
Nationalguard.mil, -- Thu, 15 Oct 2020 New York Airmen help fight California fires SYRACUSE, N.Y. Four New York National Guard Airmen made a big difference in California's effort to contain 27 massive wildfires this summer. Three MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft crewmembers... (more)