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.
Jul 28, 2010
New York Army National Guard Soldiers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation encounter a barbed-wire obstacle at Fort Drum's Combat Life Saver practical course on April 17. The Soldiers were timed as a group while transporting a "dummy" injured Soldier through a wire entanglement. The obstacle course is at the completion of the Soldiers Combat Life Saver training. The 3-142nd Soldiers are traing at Fort Drum to prepare for a deployment to Iraq this summer.
Apr 19, 2008