Making Room
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here, Dec. 8, by Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment as part of an eme... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Loading the Aircraft
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment load a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here, Dec. 8, as part of an emergency ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Preparing to Load
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- Spc. Jackie Cook II of U.S. Army Europe's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment ties down the rotors of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade to prepare it for loading into a U... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Load it up
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment guided a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here, Dec. 8, as part of an emergen... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Safety Watch
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment sit on top of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade while helping to load the helicopter into a C-17 Globemaster III ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Readjust
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment pushed a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade working to readjust the helicopter before loading it into a C-17 Globema... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Almost Loaded
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CLAY KASERNE, WIESBADEN, Germany -- A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, loaded into a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here, Dec. 8, by Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment as part of an eme... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

CLAY KASERNE, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe and NATO aviators took part in an emergency deployment readiness exercise in Wiesbaden, here, Dec. 8.

The exercise, led by USAREUR's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade included pilots from allied and partner nations, including Sweden, Romania, Hungary and the Netherlands.

The exercise emphasized the 12th CAB's ability to deploy within hours upon notiifcation in response to crises or contingencies.

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