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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NY National Guard In the News
Rockland County Times -- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 NY Army National Guard Soldiers competing in national Best Warrior Soldiers from Greenwood Lake and Yonkers represent northeast in national Army National Guard competition Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers are at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma this week... (more)
NNY 360.com -- Thu, 18 Jul 2019 Fort Drum will host 600 National Guard troops FORT DRUM - Six hundred New York Army National Guard soldiers from across the state head to Fort Drum this weekend for a command post exercise that runs until the end of the month. Soldiers... (more)
National Guard.mil -- Tue, 02 Jul 2019 Sisters enlist, serve and retire together after 34 years LATHAM, N.Y. Two sisters who began their Army National Guard careers together, went to war in Afghanistan together and share a house together, are now planning their retirements from the... (more)