Idaho Army National Guard Trains With Boise Firefighters

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter. Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field. An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel. A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter. Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field. An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel. A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.

An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.

A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry winches City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota Helicopter.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry, crew chief for the UH-72 Lakota, operates the cable winch feed to the firefighters below.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

The Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota helicopter flys in with a firefighter toward the moving platform.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
The Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota helicopter flys in with a firefighter toward the moving platform.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
daho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry pulls City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Kole Newberry pulls City of Boise Firefighters up toward the UH-72 Lakota.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Firefighters with the City of Boise Fire Department are winched up toward the Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from the moving platform below.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Firefighters with the City of Boise Fire Department are winched up toward the Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from the moving platform below.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment, flown by CW2 Kyle Pearl and CW3 Rob Mace fly into position to practice lowering a test bag held by Crew Chief Sgt. Rich Manning.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment, flown by CW2 Kyle Pearl and CW3 Rob Mace fly into position to practice lowering a test bag held by Crew Chief Sgt. Rich Manning.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment, flown by CW2 Kyle Pearl and CW3 Rob Mace fly into position to practice lowering a test bag to the moving platform driven by Boise Fire Department Firefighters.    Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment, flown by CW2 Kyle Pearl and CW3 Rob Mace fly into position to practice lowering a test bag to the moving platform driven by Boise Fire Department Firefighters.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters acting as rescuers were lowered to the moving trailer to assist another firefighter acting as the individual in distress.     Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters acting as rescuers were lowered to the moving trailer to assist another firefighter acting as the individual in distress.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.     An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.    A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters.  Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.
Idaho Army National Guard helicopters and air crews teamed up with City of Boise Fire Department Firefighters conducting simulated swift water rescue training on Gowen Field.
An Idaho Army National Guard UH-60 Black hawk from Detachment 1, 1-168th Aviation Regiment along with an Idaho Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota from Detachment 1, 1-112th Service and Support Battalion assisted Boise Firefighters preparing for potential rescue operations from a moving platform. The training was the first of its kind conducted with Idaho Army National Guard and Boise Fire Department personnel.
A trailer hitched to a truck and traveling at a moderate speed simulated a vehicle swamped and moving by floodwaters. Helicopter and ground crews practiced lowering and retrieving a bag of sand from the moving trailer to ensure safety protocols were met. Once safety was determined acceptable, firefighters were then lowered to the moving trailer and picked up in a series simulated rescues. The training took place along an air assault strip used by Idaho Army National Guard Aviation units.

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