Wildfire helicopter training today over Camp Atterbury

Wildfire helicopter trainingtoday over Camp Atterbury

29 April 2008

published by www.therepublic.com 

EDINBURGH – Helicopters will be buzzing about Camp Atterbury today assoldiers train to battle wildfires for an upcoming mission to Kosovo.

Starting at noon today, UH-60 Black Hawk helicop-ters equipped with bucketscapable of carrying hundreds of gallons of water will begin flying in a trainingexercise over the camp.

Pilots will fill the buckets at Puff Lake and fly around the base beforedumping the water back into the lake.

The exercise is part of training for National Guard soldiers bound for apeace-keeping mission in Kosovo.

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