Air National Guard role in wildland fire containment.
Washington,. The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association opposes this legislation, because under H.R. Air National Guard as a first resort, this could give the two remaining airtanker operators a disincentive to bring on the number of next generation airtankers, which the country desperately needs. Congress not to approve this legislative proposal.
Tom Eversole is the Executive Director of the American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association, the Washington-based trade group representing the private operators of airtankers and helicopters engaged in wildland firefighting in the US.
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