Air Cav. partners with Iraqi strike team for air assault training

By Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-CFebruary 22, 2010

CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Sergeant Donn Pattermann, from Hayward, Wis., a CH-47F Chinook helicopter crew chief in Company B, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, observes Iraqi Army Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldiers exiting a Chinook during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will put the KAC soldiers through multiple training scenarios and events during a 13-day cycle with a culminating air assault training mission at the end.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Sergeant Donn Pattermann, from Hayward, Wis., a CH-47F Chinook helicopter crew chief in Company B, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, observes Iraqi Army Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldiers exiting a Chinook during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will put the KAC soldiers through multiple training scenarios and events during a 13-day cycle with a culminating air assault training mission at the end. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a CH-47F Chinook helicopter from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The helicopter cold load training is the first part in a series of air assault exercises being conducted by Co. F, 3rd Bn., 227th Avn. Regt., 1st ACB.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a CH-47F Chinook helicopter from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The helicopter cold load training is the first part in a series of air assault exercises being conducted by Co. F, 3rd Bn., 227th Avn. Regt., 1st ACB. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier rushes out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The helicopter cold load training is one part in a series of training exercise to hone the KAC Strike Team air assault abilities.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier rushes out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The helicopter cold load training is one part in a series of training exercise to hone the KAC Strike Team air assault abilities. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will conduct a series of training exercises to help the IA Soldiers become more efficient in air assault operations.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will conduct a series of training exercises to help the IA Soldiers become more efficient in air assault operations. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will conduct a series of training exercises to help the IA Soldiers become more efficient in air assault operations.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Iraqi Karkh Area Command Strike Team soldier pulls security after exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, during an air assault training exercise Feb. 15. The 1st ACB will conduct a series of training exercises to help the IA Soldiers become more efficient in air assault operations. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C) VIEW ORIGINAL