Soldiers, Firefighters Conduct Training in Puerto Rico

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Sgt. 1st. Class Carlos J. Garcia, right, and a member of the Puerto Rico Fire Department hone their skills during a joint training to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. Garcia, a range operations noncommissioned officer, is assigned to the Puerto Rico National Guard's 215th Fire Fighting Team, 130th Engineer Battalion, 101st Troop Command.  U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers spray water onto a UH-1 Huey helicopter to contain the fire during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers spray water inside a UH-1 Huey helicopter during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers cut their way into a UH-1 Huey helicopter with an extraction saw to remove the wounded pilot during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers remove a casualty from inside a UH-1 Huey helicopter during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers remove a casualty from inside a UH-1 Huey helicopter during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Army Staff Sgt. Jose Mendoza coordinates operations through a hand-held radio during simulated crash site training at Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. Mendoza is commander of Puerto Rico National Guard's 215th Fire Fighting Team, 130th Engineer Battalion, 101st Troop Command. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Soldiers and a member of the Puerto Rico Fire Department hone their skills in a joint training to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Army Sgt. Harry Lopez provides first aid to a simulated wounded pilot during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. Mendoza, a fireman, is assigned to the Puerto Rico National Guard's 215th Fire Fighting Team, 130th Engineer Battalion, 101st Troop Command. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • A soldier watches as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports water to a fire site during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo
  • Army and civilian leaders observe as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter transports water to a fire site during simulated crash site training on Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Center in Salinas, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Rivera Rebolledo