UNI ROTC schedules helicopter airlift

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2002

Michael De Puglio, head, UNI Department of Military Science, (319) 273-6220
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing and Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

On Friday, April 12, five Wisconsin and Iowa Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and a CH-47 Chinook will land on the soccer fields west of the UNI-Dome. The aircraft will transport UNI ROTC cadets to Ft. McCoy, Wis., for a training exercise. According to Lt. Col. Michael De Puglio head of the Department of Military Science, cadets will plan and rehearse the operation at UNI and execute it at Ft McCoy.

The CH-47 lands at 4:45 p.m. and departs at 5 p.m. The Black Hawks will land at 5:30 p.m. and depart at 6 p.m.