Devil brigade paratroopers fuel aircraft in joint training exercise

By Staff Sgt. Mary S. KatzenbergerAugust 19, 2013

Sgt. David Sullivan, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, signals pilots to let them know their helicopter has been refueled, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Sullivan and members of his unit's water and fuel platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. David Sullivan, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, signals pilots to let them know their helicopter has been refueled, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Sullivan and members of his unit's water and fuel platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Margarita Diaz and Sgt. David Sullivan, paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, prepare to fuel a helicopter, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Margarita Diaz and Sgt. David Sullivan, paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, prepare to fuel a helicopter, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. David Sullivan and Spc. Margarita Diaz, paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, drag a grounding cable and a fuel hose to a helicopter, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. David Sullivan and Spc. Margarita Diaz, paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, drag a grounding cable and a fuel hose to a helicopter, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Juan A. Espinoza of Miami, Fla., a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, checks fuel levels through the top hatch of a fuel truck, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Espinoza and members of his platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Juan A. Espinoza of Miami, Fla., a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, checks fuel levels through the top hatch of a fuel truck, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Espinoza and members of his platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Margarita Diaz, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, show Col. Trevor J. Bredenkamp and Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, the Devil brigade command team, the steps in operating a fuel truck, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Diaz and members of her platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger)
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Margarita Diaz, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, show Col. Trevor J. Bredenkamp and Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, the Devil brigade command team, the steps in operating a fuel truck, Aug. 14, on Simmons Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C. Diaz and members of her platoon fueled aircraft for the first time during joint Forward Area Refueling Point training conducted with paratroopers from 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger) VIEW ORIGINAL