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Photo Essay by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co. 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative

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2-147 Waterbuckets Oct. 2012

Sgt. 1st Class Matt Singer and Sgt. Lou Simpson, both from Bravo Company 2-147 AV, based out of Frankfort, Ky., conducts water bucket firefighting training at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, in Greenville, Ky. Oct. 20, 2012. (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co. 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

GREENVILLE, Ky. — B Co. 2-147 Aviation, based out of Frankfort, Ky, conducted firefighting training with water buckets hung below the UH-60 Blackhawks over the weekend to maintain their proficiency should the need arise.

2-147 Waterbuckets Oct. 2012

A Bravo Company 2-147 AV UH-60 Blackhawk, based out of Frankfort, Ky., moves to an adjacent lake to conduct water bucket firefighting training at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, in Greenville, Ky. Oct. 20, 2012. (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co. 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

2-147 Waterbuckets Oct. 2012

A UH-60 Blackhawk from Bravo Company 2-147 AV, based out of Frankfort, Ky., dips a Bambi Bucket into the lake on Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, in Greenville, Ky. The unit conducted water bucket firefighting training Oct. 20, 2012. (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co. 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

2-147 Waterbuckets Oct. 2012

Soldiers from Bravo Company 2-147 AV, based out of Frankfort, Ky., pack up the Bambi bucket after water bucket firefighting training at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, in Greenville, Ky. Oct. 20, 2012. (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co. 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

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