Arming an Apache for its next mission

By U.S. ArmyNovember 28, 2013


LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, loads a Hydra 70 rocket into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released)
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LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released)
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL

LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released)
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL

LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released)
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - From left, Spc. Andrew Chaisson, an armament specialist from Delta Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), Task Force Knighhawk,10th Combat Aviation Brigade, prepares a Hydra 70 rocket as Spc. Tyler Blumenstock, an armament specialist from 1st Attack/Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, which is attached to TF Knighthawk, 10th CAB, loads a Hydra 70 into the launcher of an AH-64 Apache helicopter Nov. 25, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank. The Apache was re-armed during the night in preparation for its next mission providing security for ground forces or other aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot (10th Mountain)) VIEW ORIGINAL