Photo Credit: Sgt. Nathan J.J. Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs
Arlington, Texas, native Spc. Benjamin West (left/ground), an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter crew chief for 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, makes final checks before take off from Grey Army Air Field, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 8. Inside the Apache, Col. Tobin Green (front seat), commander of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Reese (back seat), the brigade standardization instructor pilot for 1st ACB, talk with Col. Douglas Gabram (right/ground), commander of the 1st ACB. Green, a Sioux Falls, S.D., native, is one of a few ground commanders who get to ride in the front seat of an Apache as a part of an ongoing air/ground integration program where Gabram shows ground commanders what his pilots see from the air.
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