• 1st Lt. Austen Hoopes, C Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of Maricopa, Ariz., inspects the 30mm cannon on an Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Before take off

    1st Lt. Austen Hoopes, C Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of Maricopa, Ariz., inspects the 30mm cannon on an Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province...

  • Sgt. Tearsha Wallace, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment,  Utah National Guard, Task force Pirate human resources noncommissioned officer, a native of Sigurd, Utah offloads packages into the battalion mail room in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Mail call

    Sgt. Tearsha Wallace, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task force Pirate human resources noncommissioned officer, a native of Sigurd, Utah offloads packages into the battalion mail...

  • Sgt. Pat Ebert, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment,  Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate power plant mechanic, a native of Salt Lake City, Utah checks electrical wiring during a phase maintenance on an AH-64 Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Before you take off

    Sgt. Pat Ebert, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate power plant mechanic, a native of Salt Lake City, Utah checks electrical wiring during a phase maintenance on an AH-64 Apache helicopter in...

  • Lt. Col. Greg Hartvigsen, commander, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate and native of Kaysville, Utah and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Deena Syddall, C Company, 1-211 AVN AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of Oshkosh, Neb. shovel gravel next to the dining facility to ensure a level walkway in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Safety is in the shoveling

    Lt. Col. Greg Hartvigsen, commander, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate and native of Kaysville, Utah and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Deena Syddall, C Company, 1-211 AVN AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of...

  • Pvt. 1st Class Christopher Maszaros, D Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Black Hawk mechanic, a native of Richmond, Va., and Spc. Richard Strickland, D 1-158th, 12th CAB UH-60 Black Hawk mechanic, a native of Lyman, Maine inventory parts and verify them against paperwork in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Inventory

    Pvt. 1st Class Christopher Maszaros, D Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade UH-60 Black Hawk mechanic, a native of Richmond, Va., and Spc. Richard Strickland, D 1-158th, 12th CAB UH-60 Black Hawk mechanic, a native of...

  • Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment,  Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas Utah, checks the feeding of rounds to ensure reliable and expedient loading of 30mm ammunition into an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Ammunition and the Apache

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas Utah, checks the feeding of rounds to ensure reliable and expedient loading of 30mm ammunition into...

  • Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas, Utah, removes and empty clip that held 30mm ammunition to ensure that loose objects are accounted for and removed from the flight line to prevent foreign object damage to an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs

    Ammunition and the Apache

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas, Utah, removes and empty clip that held 30mm ammunition to ensure that loose objects are accounted for...

  • Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment , Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas Utah, bends the metal clip that holds 30mm ammunition to ensure reliable and expedient loading into an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs

    Ammunition and the Apache

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment , Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate armament specialist, a native of Kamas Utah, bends the metal clip that holds 30mm ammunition to ensure reliable and expedient loading into...

  • 30mm ammunition is loaded into the feed mechanism of an AH-64 Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs

    Ammunition and the Apache

    30mm ammunition is loaded into the feed mechanism of an AH-64 Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan 101st CAB Public Affairs

  • 1st Lt. Austen Hoopes, C Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment,  Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of Maricopa, Ariz., inspects the 30mm cannon on an Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan Nov. 19. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Before you take off

    1st Lt. Austen Hoopes, C Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, Task Force Pirate AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot, a native of Maricopa, Ariz., inspects the 30mm cannon on an Apache helicopter in Kunduz Province...

  • Staff Sgt. Shannon Knorr, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, supply sergeant, a native of Riverton, Utah and 1st Sgt. Bryan Smethurst, HHC, 1-211 AVN of the Utah National Guard conduct an end-of-tour counseling session in Kunduz Province Afghanistan on Nov. 18. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs.

    Building the NCO Core

    Staff Sgt. Shannon Knorr, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, supply sergeant, a native of Riverton, Utah and 1st Sgt. Bryan Smethurst, HHC, 1-211 AVN of the Utah National Guard conduct an end-of-tour...

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