New York Army National Guard aircrews train by fighting Catskill forest fire

New York Army National Guard aircrews fill their water bucket from a local state park lake to assist in fighting a forest fire in Shawangunk Ridge State Forest near Summitville in Ulster County May 5. Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and crew members based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Albany International Airport in Latham joined two additional New York State Police helicopters to drop water along the fire line to help contain the wildfire that began May 3. Photo By: Col. Richard Goldenberg

May 07, 2015

Soldiers Practice Tactical Operations Center Setup

Sgt. Timothy White, left, and Sgt. Rudolph Closs, of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, connect a heat duct into the side of a Command Post Tent System during a SICUP training event at the Guilderland range Saturday, April 11, 2015. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Jonathan Monfiletto/Released )

Apr 13, 2015

Aviation Brigade Soldiers Prepare for Desert Deployment

FORT DRUM-- Soldiers assigned to the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, New York Army National Guard, negotiate an obstacle during dismounted tactics lane training for pre-mobilization training at Fort Drum, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2013. The Soldiers prepared for deployment to Kuwait later this year. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Harley Jelis/Released) Read more:

Sep 09, 2013

New York National Guard Moves From One Disaster to Another at Governor’s Direction

Spc. Kyle Monroe, a crew chief from Army Avn. Flight Facilinal Guaty 3, unloads water and meals ready to eat at Atlantic Airport in Johnson City in preparation for himself and other NY Air and Army National Guardsmen to spend a few day s assisting local and state authorities helping flood victims in Binghamton. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone)

Sep 09, 2011

Vietnam War Era Aviator Takes Final Flight

Chief Warrant Officer Steven Derry is congratulated by fellow Aviation Soldiers following his final flight on June 14, 2011. Derry was the last Vietnam War pilot flying in the New York Army National Guard (Photo by SFC Steven Petibone, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade)

Jun 15, 2011

Airlifting New Aviation Soldiers

A local Army National Guard recruiter gets strapped in with the Recruit Sustainment Program Soldiers attending an orientation flight aboard the 126th Avaition Regiment’s CH-47D Chinook helicopter on 2 May, 2009. U.S. ARmy Photo by Chief Warrant Officer Chad Kutlik, 126th Aviation Regiment

May 12, 2009

Guard Force Demonstrates Cool Way to Train

A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter hovers over Wildwood Lake near near the David A. Saranoff Pine Barren Preserve, near Riverhead, Long Island, New York. The helicopter extracted hundreds of gallons of water in a Bambi bucket to drop at a controlled burn barrel inside the Preserve. The fire-fighting demonstration was coordinated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and attended by other state and local emergency management and response agencies. The helicopter and crew, stationed at Army Avaition Support Facility #1 - Ronkonkoma, was flown by 1st Lt. Daniel Hoffman, Chief Warrant Officer Bruce Hoffman and crew chief Sgt. 1st Class Chris Klimek.

Apr 14, 2008

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