National Guard Fights Wildfires

By Pfc. Michael BaltzMay 21, 2007

A Soldier from the 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Florida Air National Guard helps the Florida Division of Forestry put out a wildfire in Starke, Fla., May 14.
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Soldiers from the Florida National Guard work to prevent a wildfire from reigniting May 15, in Starke, Fla.
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Soldiers from the Florida National Guard work to prevent a wildfire from reigniting May 15, in Starke, Fla.
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Sgt. Simon Debran looks out from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter May 16, during a mission to drop water onto wildfires raging in New Jersey. The helicopter belongs to 1st Battalion, 150th Aviation Regiment, 150th General Support Aviation Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, and Sgt. Debran is assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 104th Aviation Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
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Sgt. Simon Debran looks out from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter May 16, during a mission to drop water onto wildfires raging in New Jersey.
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The Black Hawk helicopter prepares to dump water onto the New Jersey wildfires. The National Guard is helping firefighters contain the fires that have razed more than 12,000 acres of pinelands.
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