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Central Peninsula Hospital performs drill

...Bruce Richards, and to identify the Black Hawk helicopters involved in the exercise...arrived from Seldovia in an Army Black Hawk helicopter on Friday around 1 p...Bill Keller, who coordinated two Black Hawk helicopters from Fort Wainwright's...
Soldotna-bound missing plane found story. The plane was found at about 11 a.m. on Thursday, said Henry Knackstedt of the Civil Air Patrol.A Black Hawk helicopter was sent to rescue the pilot who was transported to Central Peninsula Hospital with minor or no injuries...
Remembering the fire make a stand in one of the outbuildings on his property before the whole area was doused in flame retardant foam. Black Hawk helicopters scooped water from the nearby river, wetting everything down and chasing errant flames. Ultimately the...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...have more than 10 miles of refuge land to cover before they would meet. With the addition of two Air National Guard Black Hawk helicopters to the fleet of firefighting crews Saturday, more than 450 personell are fighting the fire, Nelson said...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...Interagency Incident Management Team, said Sunday afternoon. He said the fire spotted over about 5 acres. Air National Guard Black Hawk helicopters came to assist crews with aerial bucket work. On the opposite side of the blaze, hotshot crews from the...
Movie review: 'Lone Survivor' paints an honest, even portrait

...nasty situation and how one guy makes it out alive. The film "Lone Survivor" most reminds me of is the excellent "Black Hawk Down." However, where that film had so many soldiers and so many moving parts and such a complicated path to follow...
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Great FX, action makes 'Battle' win

...close-quarters urban combat, especially "Black Hawk Down," the film I hear it compared...Battle: LA" is not as good as "Black Hawk Down," certainly, but it's in...The difference is that where, "Black Hawk" was completely solid top to bottom...
'Black Hawk Down' recaptures real events

With ''Black Hawk Down,'' producer Jerry Bruckheimer...drained. The film is based on the book ''Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War,'' which...rope and plunges 60 feet from one of the Black Hawk helicopters. While the soldiers manage...
Letters to the Editor

...don't have any manners when it comes to being in the public. Jan. 22, we attended the 4:35 p.m. viewing of "Black Hawk Down." My first husband was a Ranger and involved in the planning and carrying out of this mission and several others...
Legion Riders ride again

...said. This ride gathers 500 to 700 motorcyclists, he said. "Even some years the Air Force will send one of their Black Hawk helicopters there with their personnel and partake in that ceremony, too," he said. During the three-day trip they...


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