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(Wyo.)-National Guard Helicopters Activated To Support Flooding In Colo.

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 09/16/2013 10:08 AM
     CHEYENNE, Wyo. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) - Five Wyoming National Guard helicopters have been activated to help with the flood response in Colorado.
     Gov. Matt Mead has activated UH-60 Black Hawks and their 20 crew members on Saturday.
     The guard members were activated through a national mutual aid partnership agreement that allows state-to-state assistance.
     The crew of each helicopter consists of a medic, crew chief and two pilots. The UH-60s are part of the Charlie Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment with the Wyoming Army National Guard.


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