Cav Trooper takes unique opportunity to remember fallen Soldier
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. John Couffer, 1st BCT Public Affairs, 1st Cav. Div.
1st Lt. Robert Wilson III, a platoon leader assigned to Company D of the 2nd �"Lancer" Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st �"Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, looks out of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter window over an area known as Refrigerator Gap March 2 at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. �"It was definitely a once in a lifetime experience," Wilson said about visiting his father�'s memorial at NTC. �"I�'ll never get that opportunity again." Wilson flew over and walked near the area where his father, 1st Lt. Robert �"Rob" Wilson II, a former aviation officer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, was killed in a helicopter crash on July 22, 1989, when Wilson was 9 months old. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. John Couffer, 1BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)
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