PATRICK COUNTY, Va. - Two Virginia National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters equipped with 660-gallon water buckets provide aerial fire suppression support Nov. 11, 2023, in Patrick County, Virginia. Aviation crews assigned to the Sandston-based 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, 29th Infantry Division conducted coordination with the Virginia Department of Forestry, and then made a total of 21 drops of nearly 13,900 gallons of water. Read more at


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