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CBP Tucson Air Branch UH-60 aircrews rescue migrants in distress

TUCSON, Arizona.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews rescue 5 migrants trapped in rugged terrain in the Peloncillo Mountain range over the weekend. Friday rescue Friday afternoon, a Tucson Air Branch UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew responded to an air support request Douglas Station Horse Patrol Leer másCBP Tucson Air Branch UH-60 aircrews rescue migrants in distress[…]

Tennessee Guard UH-60 rescue hiker in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Story by Lt. Col. Darrin Haas, Tennessee National Guard LOUISVILLE, Tenn. – On the evening of Wednesday, June 12, a Tennessee Army National Guard UH-60L Black Hawk aircrew, based at Joint Base McGhee-Tyson, rescue a hiker having a medical emergency in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Shortly after 7 p.m., eastern time, the Tennessee Leer másTennessee Guard UH-60 rescue hiker in Great Smoky Mountains National Park[…]

U.S. Navy MH-60R rescue civilian mariner reported overboard

U.S. 5th Fleet RED SEA — U.S. Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter aircrew assigned to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) rescue a civilian mariner who was reported overboard from a motor vessel, May 30. The civilian vessel issued a man-overboard distress call. Responding to the call, an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Leer másU.S. Navy MH-60R rescue civilian mariner reported overboard[…]

Alaska Air Guard Rescue Squadrons conducts rescue training

Story by Alejandro Peña, Alaska National Guard WHITTIER, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guard 176th Wing’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons conducted water rescue operations training in the Prince William Sound near Whittier. The training included search and rescue, low and high-altitude parachute drops, emergency medical response, personnel recovery, and underway hoist.    Participants Leer másAlaska Air Guard Rescue Squadrons conducts rescue training[…]

Greece signs for three AW139 helicopters to emergency response

Rome, 24/05/2024 – The Ministry for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection of Greece is enhancing its emergency response capabilities by introducing three Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. Under the recently signed contract, the new aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2026 with two units dedicated to healthcare missions and disaster relief and one Leer másGreece signs for three AW139 helicopters to emergency response[…]

National Guard conducts disaster exercise PATRIOT 24

CAMP SHELBY, Miss. — The National Guard members and an UH-72 Lakota helicopter aircrew conduct the training exercise PATRIOT for response in case of disaster. The natural disasters can strike at any time and the National Guard, along with state and county emergency management agencies and industry partners are training with this disaster exercise called Leer másNational Guard conducts disaster exercise PATRIOT 24[…]

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