Rotor Wash

By Sgt. Stephanie van GeeteJanuary 21, 2009

Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division's Quick Reaction Force brace themselves Jan. 20 against the sandstorm created by the rotor wash of a 10th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter as it lands in Baji, Iraq. The QRF platoon was pulling security while Aviation assets worked to recover an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle that made an emergency landing there earlier that morning.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division's Quick Reaction Force brace themselves Jan. 20 against the sandstorm created by the rotor wash of a 10th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter as it lands in Baji, Iraq. The QRF platoon was pulling security while Aviation assets worked to recover an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle that made an emergency landing there earlier that morning. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephanie van Geete) VIEW ORIGINAL