• Chief Warrant Officer 3 Felick Vallot (right), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gives a quick lesson to Natalie Casino (left), a student at University High School in Waco, Texas, on how the flight helmet works with the Apache's weapons system just before allowing her to take the controls in the flight simulator. Casino is a member of the UHS Army JROTC program which visited "First Attack" at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 26.

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Felick Vallot (right)...

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Felick Vallot (right), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gives a quick lesson to Natalie...

  • Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (left), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, adjusts the Helmet Mounted Display for Lus Saucedo (right) a student from University High School's Army JROTC program in Waco, Texas. She was then given a target at which she fired rockets, missiles and the chain gun in the Apache flight simulator at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 26. Saucedo was one of many students who got to participate in a visit with "First Attack" aviators.

    Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (left), an...

    Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (left), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, adjusts the Helmet Mounted Display for...

  • Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (foreground left), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, explains the details of the flight gear worn by Apache pilots to JROTC students of University High School, Waco, Texas, during their visit to Fort Hood, Texas. James A. Rose (background far left), the JROTC assistant instructor, looks on as Goode shares with the students how each piece is used if the pilot were to be  separated from the aircraft.

    Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (foreground...

    Chief Warrant 3 Officer Joe Goode (foreground left), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter instructor pilot for the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, explains the details of the...

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