CAMP CARROLL, Republic of Korea — Camp Carroll and Camp Walker first responders and operations specialists worked in tandem with 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade aircrews — providing logistical support and technical expertise to Daegu-area firefighters and Korean partners battling local wildfires March 10-11.

A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter equipped to fight wildfires soars above a U.S. Army Garrison Daegu fire truck at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea, March 11, 2022. Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division are working with garrison emergency responders and their Korean counterparts to put out wildfires in the vicinity of Daegu, Republic of Korea.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter equipped to fight wildfires soars above a U.S. Army Garrison Daegu fire truck at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea, March 11, 2022. Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division are working with garrison emergency responders and their Korean counterparts to put out wildfires in the vicinity of Daegu, Republic of Korea. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mathew Gleeson) VIEW ORIGINAL
A 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter lifts off from a reservoir near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter lifts off from a reservoir near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mathew Gleeson) VIEW ORIGINAL

Soldiers from the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division supported a vast network of Korean firefighters and emergency response personnel putting out wildfires in Daegu, Republic of Korea. 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircrews utilized two CH-47 Chinook and three UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters configured with a Bambi Bucket to drop water onto the fires to assist the Republic of Korea in stopping the spread of the blaze.

“This was a great opportunity today to work with our Korean partners and solidify our alliance by assisting the city of Daegu with their firefighting. It was an honor to be out here and to have my Soldiers participate in this great humanitarian mission,” said Lt. Col. Bridget Dalziel, 2-2 Assault Helicopter Battalion Commander.
A crewmember of a 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter scans the terrain near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A crewmember of a 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter scans the terrain near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mathew Gleeson) VIEW ORIGINAL
The crew of a 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter drops water onto an area at-risk for wildfires near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The crew of a 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter drops water onto an area at-risk for wildfires near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mathew Gleeson) VIEW ORIGINAL
A 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter casts a shadow over a reservoir as it descends to refill a Bambi Bucket near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter casts a shadow over a reservoir as it descends to refill a Bambi Bucket near Daegu, South Korea March 11, 2022. U.S. Forces Korea service members and first responders worked in tandem with Republic of Korea personnel to fight wildfires in the Daegu region. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Mathew Gleeson) VIEW ORIGINAL

USAG Daegu Fire & Emergency Services provided firefighters as standby support during refueling operations at Camp Walker. The team also provided a liaison to ensure seamless communication with the U.S. Army and mutual aid partners.