Civil Air Patrol

Madison Squadron learns about Blackhawks

Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer Ronald Leemon explains features of the helmet worn by Blackhawk helicopter pilots.

SM Ronald Leemon, also a Chief Warrant Officer in the Wisconsin Army National Guard, recently led the Madison Squadron on a tour of the Army National Guard installation at Truax National Guard base in Madison. Members took a close up look at Blackhawk Helicopters and even had the opportunity to sit inside one. He provided a fascinating explanation of the features and capabilities of the Blackhawk Helicopter and the helmet, with night-vision goggles, that the helicopter pilots wear.

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