Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), perform sling load procedures Nov. 11, 2019, Fort Campbell, Ky. Maintaining air assault proficiency is vital to being a part of the Army’s premier air assault division.
A spur candidate with 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment (Widowmakers), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), completes an obstacle Oct. 29 at the Air Assault school obstacle course on Fort Campbell, Ky. In total, 167 spur candidates participated in the spur ride in hopes of earning silver spurs.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 approach the water with a CH-53E during helicopter casting training with U.S. Navy sailors off the island of Oahu, Hawaii, June 30, 2020. As the nation’s only heavy lift sea-to-shore connector, the CH-53E is the perfect complement to the mission of infiltrating contested littoral areas throughout the Pacific for the U.S. Navy. [Read More …]
A U.S. Army Soldier, assigned to C Co., 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, observes the flight line at Yakima Training Center, before a multi-ship flight back to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on June 4, 2020. The pilots, and flight crew, conducted a day and night air assault training mission, designed to challenge their planning abilities and technical [Read More …]