RONKONKOMA--U.S. Army Sgt. Fatima Adesanya, assigned to the 145th Support Maintenance Company, New York Army National Guard, performs hand and arm signals during a sling load training mission at the Army Aviation Safety Facility in Ronkonkoma N.Y., on November 24, 2020. Sling load operations allow for the quick deployment of supplies during combat or to areas that are geographically difficult to reach during natural disasters or emergencies.