• After firing at the range during an aerial gunnery, an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, comes in for a landing at a Forward Arming and Refueling Point at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct 8. The FARP is where ammunition and fuel are kept so that the helicopters do not need to travel far when needing to rearm or refuel.

    After firing at the range during an aerial...

    After firing at the range during an aerial gunnery, an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, comes in for a landing at a Forward Arming and Refueling Point...

  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, flies over a range at Fort Hood, Texas, during a maneuvers flight Oct. 8. "Spearhead" assault battalion aviators specialize in quick insertions and extractions of ground forces during raids and other operations when in combat.

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd...

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, flies over a range at Fort Hood, Texas, during a maneuvers flight Oct. 8. "Spearhead" assault battalion aviators...

  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, flies over a range at Fort Hood, Texas, during a maneuvers flight Oct. 8. "Spearhead" assault battalion aviators specialize in quick insertions and extractions of ground forces during raids and other operations when in combat.

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd...

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, flies over a range at Fort Hood, Texas, during a maneuvers flight Oct. 8. "Spearhead" assault battalion aviators...

  • A group of armament and fueling specialists from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, hang out and wait for another aircraft to land at a Forward Arming and Refueling Point while some AH-64D Apache attack helicopter pilots wait their turn to fire during an aerial gunnery at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct. 8.

    A group of armament and fueling specialists...

    A group of armament and fueling specialists from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, hang out and wait for another aircraft to land at a Forward Arming and Refueling Point while some AH-64D...

  • An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, lets loose a stream of 30 mm rounds from its chain gun during an aerial gunnery at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct 8. The "Guns" provide close air support and reconnaissance to ground troops when in combat. This training allows them to hone their skills for future operations.

    An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 4th...

    An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 4th "Guns" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, lets loose a stream of 30 mm rounds from its chain gun during an aerial gunnery at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct 8. The...

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