U.S. Soldiers Conduct Sling-Load Training at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers recover the parachute following a cargo drop at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • U.S. soldiers use a Skytrak forklift to recover cargo dropped onto the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies in to pick up a bundle of supplies during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers attach the hook to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. Helicopter sling load operations are the key to moving supplies and equipment to remote locations. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • U.S. soldiers give hand signals to the pilots of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while other soldirs hookup a bundle of supples during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • A U.S. Army crew chief observes as U.S. soldiers attach a hook and supplies to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before lifting off during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • U.S. soldiers move away from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after hooking up a bundle of supplies to be lifted away during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger
  • U.S. soldiers move away from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after hooking up a bundle of supplies to be lifted away during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lifts off after soldiers hooked up a bundle of supplies to be lifted away during sling load operations at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 13, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach