The Presbyterian College New Highlander Battalion will conduct UH-60 round-robin training at PC, Newberry College, and Lander University on Friday, April 20, 2018.
The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the SC Army National Guard will land on the PC campus lawn between the Greenville Dining Hall and Belk Hall three times between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The exercise is designed to develop and train cadets on Air Assault techniques, safety, emergency exits, and other flight lessons.
PC President Bob Staton and Lander University President Richard Cosentino will take part in the exercise along with Congressman Jeff Duncan, Senator Ronnie Cromer, and student cadets from each campus. The UH-60 Black Hawk will travel to all three colleges with a final stop on the PC campus at 1:50 p.m. The community is welcome to watch and photograph the event from a safe distance. This event is open to all press.