Maryland Army Guard unveils newest helicopter in its arsenal
Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. John Orrell
The first of four UH-72A Lakota helicopters, which will be part of the Maryland Army National Guard's fleet used for civil support, search and rescue and homeland security missions, takes off at Camp Fretterd, Md., with senior members of the Maryland National Guard aboard for the inaugural flight April 18, 2012. The flight was crewed by Lt. Col. Michael Whelan, commander for the Maryland Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Renonzo Belcher, a Lakota pilot; and a Baltimore police flight officer and Staff Sgt. Joseph Beale, who was the flight's crew chief.
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