Peoria IL Air National Guard Provides Jump Platform for USASOC Black Daggers at the Prairie Air Show

By Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs-MidwestJuly 19, 2009

Senior Airman, Bob Synder, Crew Chief.
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Loadmasters, Master Sgt., Brent Simpson and Senior Airman, Brad Emmett in flight with USASOC Black Dagger, Sgt. Maj. Abe Sanchez on the C130H aircraft.
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Lt. Jeff Hilsenbeck, Navigator, Maj. Jeff Herrmann, Co-pilot and Capt. Robert Dodson, Air Craft Commander, talk to USASOC Black Dagger, Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya, before they board the C130H for the paratrooper drop.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Jeff Hilsenbeck, Navigator, Maj. Jeff Herrmann, Co-pilot and Capt. Robert Dodson, Air Craft Commander, talk to USASOC Black Dagger, Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya, before they board the C130H for the paratrooper drop. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs-Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Aircraft Commander, Capt. Robert Dodson, gives his pilot brief to the flight crew aboard the C130H before the Black Dagger drop. Master Sgt. Matt Stone, Flight Engineer and 1st. Lt. Jeff Hilsenbeck, Navigator are pictured left to right and Staff Sgt. Justin Kass, Loadmaster, on the right.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Aircraft Commander, Capt. Robert Dodson, gives his pilot brief to the flight crew aboard the C130H before the Black Dagger drop. Master Sgt. Matt Stone, Flight Engineer and 1st. Lt. Jeff Hilsenbeck, Navigator are pictured left to right and Staff Sgt. Justin Kass, Loadmaster, on the right. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs-Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. James Guetschow, Loadmaster, prepares for the paradrop aboard the C130H, while Black Dagger, Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya does the same.
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Aircraft Commander, Capt. Robert Dodson, goes through the pre-flight checklist on his C130H aircraft, in preparation for the paratrooper drop.
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Senior Airman, Brad Emmett, Loadmaster, checks commo with the flight team aboard the C130H.
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Master Sgt., Brent Simpson, Loadmaster, prepares to plug in the commo cord for the flight crew in preparation for the Black Dagger Drop.
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Senior Airman, Brad Emmett, Loadmaster, removes the pendulum cover to get ready for the paratrooper drop.
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Loadmaster, Master Sgt., Brent Simpson, straightens out the communication cords for the flight crew in preparation for the paradrop.
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Loadmasters, Master Sgt., Brent Simpson and Senior Airman, Brad Emmett in flight with USASOC Black Dagger, Sgt. Maj. Abe Sanchez on the C130H aircraft.
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