Army Aviation

Operation Hurricane

Rescue technicians with the Pennsylvania Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team look out the back of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after an emergency response exercise in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Aug. 15, 2019. 28th ECAB Soldiers worked with their partners in PA-HART and other civilian first responders during the exercise, named “Operation Hurricane.” PA-HART is a joint partnership between the Pennsylvania National Guard, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and certified civilian rescue technicians. It is an aerial search and rescue team, able to assist citizens during disasters.