Hillclimbers handle TF Wing's 'heavy lifting' in northern Iraq
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mike Alberts, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs
Sergeant Ruben Torres, door gunner, Company B "Hillclimbers," 3-25th General Support Aviation Battalion, Task Force Hammerhead, scans for obstacles at take-off during a troop and cargo movement mission from Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, Jan. 29. Since operations began in September 2009, the Hillclimbers have flown more than 3,200 hours, transported in excess of a million pounds of cargo and moved about 10,000 military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Alberts, 25th Combat Avation Brigade Public Affairs)
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