10th Combat Aviation Brigade Sling Load Operations

12/30/2013
12/30/2013:A 10th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter, operated by members of the Texas and Oklahoma National Guard, hovers toward a shipping container to be sling loaded beneath the belly of the aircraft during a personnel and equipment movement mission, Oct. 26, at Forward Operating Base Airborne, Afghanistan. The slideshow…

It is Not All High Tech: Army Aviation Unit Prepares After Afghan Snow Storm

03/22/2013
03/22/2013: One of the essential facts of life in Afghanistan, is not only is a long way away, but the weather is as tough as it gets.  In this slideshow, a US Army aviation unit prepares the field for operations after an Afghan snowstorm. Snow flies off the rotor blades…

It’s a ‘Winter Wonderland’ in Afghanistan

01/12/2012
01/12/2012: It’s a 'Winter Wonderland’ in Afghanistan [slidepress gallery='winter-wonderland-in-afghanistan'] Credit: 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs:12/21/2011 In the first photo, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Calvary division rests on the flightline early in the morning after a snow storm the night…