Air Cav hitches ride

By Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsJanuary 13, 2009

Soldiers from 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begin loading an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter on an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, Robert Gray Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 10. Loading of a single Apache on the C-17 requires the 4 main rotor blades, stabilator and all radio antennas to be removed from the helicopter. The Apache is being loaded onto the C-17 as training en route to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a month-long rotation at the National Training Center.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begin loading an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter on an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, Robert Gray Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 10. Loading of a single Apache on the C-17 requires the 4 main rotor blades, stabilator and all radio antennas to be removed from the helicopter. The Apache is being loaded onto the C-17 as training en route to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a month-long rotation at the National Training Center. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begin loading an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter on a Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, at Robert Gray Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 10.  The Apache is being loaded onto the C-17 as training en route to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a month-long rotation at the National Training Center.(
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begin loading an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter on a Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, at Robert Gray Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 10. The Apache is being loaded onto the C-17 as training en route to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a month-long rotation at the National Training Center.( (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL