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I hope that they are transporting people in Blackhawks since Apaches only carry a pilot and gunner. I can see them sending a gunship escort though, next person who shoots at a helo is going to have a very bad day.
A national guard soldier was shot and wounded yesterday in the Superdome Arena housing thousands of refugees in increasingly squalid conditions, said Kathleen Blanco, the Louisiana governor.
The helicopter incident was just part of the chaos that prompted New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to order police to drop rescue operations to fight looting and other crime that gripped the city. A National Guard soldier was shot and wounded on Wednesday in the Superdome arena housing thousands of refugees in increasingly squalid conditions
He confirmed that a National Guardsman was shot and wounded on Wednesday and that there had been reports that a Chinook helicopter was shot at Thursday while trying to evacuate people.