Blackhawk down training

By Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st Air Cav. PAO, 1st Cav. Div.December 14, 2010

FORT HOOD, Texas - Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez (left), from Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot for Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security outside a simulated downed aircraft at the beginning of a training exercise Dec. 10. Crews were required to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems, and evacuate simulated casualties.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas - Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez (left), from Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot for Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, pulls security outside a simulated downed aircraft at the beginning of a training exercise Dec. 10. Crews were required to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems, and evacuate simulated casualties. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas - From front to rear, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez, of Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot; Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, from Long Beach, Calif.; and Spc. Robert Williams, of Oklahoma City, all members of Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, run through the brush, Dec. 10, to get to an extraction point during a timed downed aircraft training exercise.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas - From front to rear, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez, of Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot; Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, from Long Beach, Calif.; and Spc. Robert Williams, of Oklahoma City, all members of Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, run through the brush, Dec. 10, to get to an extraction point during a timed downed aircraft training exercise. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas - From front to rear, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez, a native of Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot; Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, a native of Long Beach, Calif., a Blackhawk crew chief; and Spc. Robert Williams, a native of Oklahoma City, and a Blackhawk crew chief; all members of Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, run up hill, Dec. 10, to get to an extraction point during a timed and evaluated downed aircraft training exercise. The crew utilized their warrior skills to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems, and evacuate simulated casualties.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas - From front to rear, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Gabe Gomez, a native of Alvin, Texas, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot; Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, a native of Long Beach, Calif., a Blackhawk crew chief; and Spc. Robert Williams, a native of Oklahoma City, and a Blackhawk crew chief; all members of Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, run up hill, Dec. 10, to get to an extraction point during a timed and evaluated downed aircraft training exercise. The crew utilized their warrior skills to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems, and evacuate simulated casualties. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas - Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, from Long Beach, Calif., a Blackhawk crew chief for Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, fires his 9mm pistol during a timed and evaluated downed aircraft training exercise Dec. 10. The crew utilized their warrior skills to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems and evacuate simulated casualties.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas - Spc. Patrick Dunkoe, from Long Beach, Calif., a Blackhawk crew chief for Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, fires his 9mm pistol during a timed and evaluated downed aircraft training exercise Dec. 10. The crew utilized their warrior skills to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems and evacuate simulated casualties. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas - Spc. Robert Williams, a native of Oklahoma City, a Blackhawk crew chief in Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, carries a simulated injured Soldier to an extraction point for medical evacuation during a downed aircraft training exercise Dec.10.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas - Spc. Robert Williams, a native of Oklahoma City, a Blackhawk crew chief in Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, carries a simulated injured Soldier to an extraction point for medical evacuation during a downed aircraft training exercise Dec.10. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Wrigley, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL