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South Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina National Guard is assisting Colombia in dealing with dozens of wildfires. The country is State Partnership Program partner. To help emergency responders battle as many as 30 active fires in and around Bogota in late January, the South Carolina National Guard provided buckets to UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. “We Leer másSouth Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires[…]

US Army UH-60 helicopter crew conducts rescue from Tok, Alaska

Story by Eve Baker, Fort Wainwright, Alaska FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska – A US Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew conducted a rescue (medevac) from the community of Tok, Alaska. The rescue helicopter crew members, assigned to Charlie Company, 1-52 General Support Aviation Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, performed the aeromedical evacuation of a civilian adult Leer másUS Army UH-60 helicopter crew conducts rescue from Tok, Alaska[…]

Preparing the CH-47F Chinook helicopter to DVEPS capabilities

Redstone Arsenal, Ala. – The Aviation Architecture and Environment Exploitation Product Office and the Cargo Helicopter Project Office conducted product familiarization and flight demonstrations of the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System (DVEPS) onboard a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter at Redstone Army Airfield July 24-26, 2023. DVEPS is a situational awareness system that provides aircrews with Leer másPreparing the CH-47F Chinook helicopter to DVEPS capabilities[…]

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