Special Forces parachute in to Hamburg


HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – U.S. Special Forces returned to Hamburg on Thursday to continue a drill along the shore of Lake Erie.

The joint training exercise includes members of the Coast Guard, Border Protection and Hamburg Police. On Thursday, crews parachuted from a helicopter as they continued to train for a search-and-rescue operation.

RELATED | On Wednesday, members taking part in the exercise leapt into the water and stormed the beach with their guns slung over their backs

Later in the afternoon, they moved to Canalside, where they rappelled from a Black Hawk helicopter on to the U.S.S. Little Rock.

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