Guard retires UH-1 Huey after 50 years of service
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Robert Stephenson
Brig. Gen. Alberto Jimenez, assistant adjutant general for the Maryland Army National Guard and the Army Guard's senior aviator, speaks to those in the audience during the retirement ceremony for the UH-1 Iroquois helicopter held at Fort Myer, Va., Friday, Oct. 02, 2009. First fielded in 1959 the UH-1, better known as the Huey, is being phased out and replaced with the UH-60 Blackhawk and the UH-72A Lakota after more than 50 years of service life.
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