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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Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 12 Dec 2019 NY National Guard, Brazil discuss SPP exchange opportunities SCOTIA, N.Y. New York National Guard commanders welcomed Brazilian Maj. Gen. Marcio de Calazans Braga to Stratton Air National Guard Base Dec. 11 for a daylong discussion on the future of... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 11 Dec 2019 NY Guard Soldier passes tough Brazilian jungle warfare course LATHAM, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Thomas Carpenter knew it would be sink or swim when he showed up at the Brazilian army's Center for Jungle Warfare Instruction in October... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 NY National Guard responds to snowstorm LATHAM, N.Y. Hundreds of members of the New York National Guard mobilized to help clear snow following a two-day storm that dumped 2 feet of snow in some areas.