Elkhorn Search and Rescue teams up with Montana National Guard

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ELKHORN SEARCH AND RESCUE FOR
SPECIAL HELICOPTER TRAINING AT
FORT
HARRISON THIS WEEK.HERE’S MTN’S
CHRISTINE SULLIVAN.

{CS: THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND
ELKHORN SEARCH AND
RESCUE MET AT FOR HARRISON FOR
JOINT SEARCH AND RESCUE TRAINING.}{THE TWO TEAMS
PRACTICED HELICOPTER EVACUATIONS
FOR
INJURED PEOPLE AND HOISTING
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM
MEMEBRS….}{AVIATION OFFICER JAMES WILKINS TELLS M-T-N
THEY’LL WORK WITH
MANY DIFFERENT STATE AND LOCAL
AGENCIES IN AN
EMERGENCY.}{WILKIN
S: WE HAVE OUR MEDIVAC AIRCRAFT AND OUR MEDIVAC CREWS HERE IN
THE STATE AND WE WORK
HAND-IN-HAND WITH THE DIFFERENT
COUNTIES, LAW ENFORCEMENT,
SHERIFF’S OFFICES AND SEARCH AND
RESCUES…}{CS: THE CREWS WORKED TOGETHER FOR HOURS, GOING
THROUGH EVERY DETAIL, FROM SEAT
BELT SAFETY TO HOW TO APPROACH THE AIR CRAFT}{FOR SEVERAL
REASONS, SAFETY FOR THOSE
INDIVIDUALS FOR THOSE WHO ARE
NOT USED
TO BEING AROUND THESE AIR CRAFTS
AND ALSO THE TRAINING SIDE, THE TRAINING ASPECT FOR OUR
PARAMEDICS AND OUR AIR CREWS ARE
OUTSTANDING.}{CS: NOT ONLY DID
ELKHORN
VOLUNTEERS HAVE TO LEARN TO FLY,
BUT SO DID THEIR DOGS…}{WILKINS
ADDS THAT TRAINING LIKE THIS
HELPS PROTECT PEOPLE AND
COMMUNITIES
ACROSS THE STATE. }{SOT: TRAINING WE DO TOGETHER
ENABLES US TO WORK TOGETHER TO
SUPPORT
THE COMMUNITY AND THE
INDIVIDUALS FOR THE STATE OF
MONTANA IF THEY DO GET IN TROUBLE. }{REPORTING IN HELENA, CHRISTINE
SULLIVAN MTN NEWS.}

[(***ESCHULTZ***)]IF YOU’VE
PARKED IN DOWNTOWN GREAT FALLS LATELY,

 

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