• An aircrew member gazes out of the window as the UH-60 Black Hawk he's riding in departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield on Oct. 31.

    An aircrew member gazes out of the window as...

    An aircrew member gazes out of the window as the UH-60 Black Hawk he's riding in departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield on Oct. 31.

  • A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

    A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's...

    A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

  • A aircrew member from A Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment prepares for a flight to Massachusetts on Oct. 31 at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent helicopters, pilots and crew members to support the disaster relief effort.

    A aircrew member from A Company, 3rd General...

    A aircrew member from A Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment prepares for a flight to Massachusetts on Oct. 31 at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent helicopters, pilots and crew members...

  • A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

    A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's...

    A UH-60 Black Hawk departs Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

  • Two UH-60 Black Hawks prepare to depart Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

    Two UH-60 Black Hawks prepare to depart Fort...

    Two UH-60 Black Hawks prepare to depart Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield en route to Massachusetts on Oct. 31. The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade sent aircrews to assist in disaster relief efforts.

FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Members of the 10th Mountain Division Combat Aviation Brigade left this morning for Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts to better position themselves for possible hurricane relief support. Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with trained and equipped crews are better positioned and prepared to support hurricane relief missions if requested.

"Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division trains to be ready for the unexpected whether it's downrange or in our own backyard. We stand ready to support our fellow community members during this national emergency," said Col. (P) Walter E. Piatt, Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division (LI) deputy commanding general.

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