CH-47 Chinook belonging to the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, is loaded onto an Air Force C-17 Globemaster as part of an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise held at Marshall Army Airfield.
Six UH-60L Black Hawks and two CH-47F Chinooks, assigned to Task Force Brawler, 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Task Force Falcon, simultaneously launch a daytime mission Jan. 18 from Multinational Base Tarin Kowt.
Rangers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, practice Fast Rope Insertion and Extraction (FRIES) out of an MH-47 from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.
An Operational Detachment Alpha from 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) (7 SFG (A)) begin to be lifted off the ground by a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a training event Eglin Base Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 5, 2013. Green Berets from 7SFG (A) participated in a training event in which they practiced Special Purpose Insertion Extraction (SPIE). Spies are used to rapidly insert or extract soldiers from terrain that does not allow helicopters to land. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Young)
Navy SEALs and Army pilots train together. Operators from a West Coast based Navy SEAL team exit an Army CH-47D Chinook during infiltration and exfiltration training as part of Northern Edge in Alaska.
A Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft makes its way down an airfield on Camp Taji, Iraq, before a surveillance mission in the Baghdad area. F Co., “FENIX,” will become an official part of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, in the spring.
A South Dakota Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter drops 600 gallons of water on a fire in Rapid City, South Dakota, March 9, 2012. The helicopter crew is assigned to the Army National Guard Aviation Support Facility. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Don Matthews.
(Photos: U.S Army)