U.S. Soldiers Conduct Slingload Training on Bagram Airfield

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers prepare two 500-gallon fuel blivets for slingload training on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Company E, 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexander Naylor
  • U.S. soldiers prepare two 500-gallon fuel blivets for slingload training on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexander Naylor
  • U.S. soldiers secure chains and ropes while preparing two 500-gallon fuel blivets for slingload training on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexander Naylor
  • U.S. soldiers secure chains and ropes while preparing two 500-gallon fuel blivets for slingload training on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Ryan Green
  • A CH-47 Chinook helicopter prepares to unload two 500-gallon fuel blivets during a sling-load training exercise, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Ryan Green
  • U.S. soldiers rehearse rigging two 500-gallon fuel blivets with slingload legs and a grab hook on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Ryan Green
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Chiquita Albritton, left, uses a grab hook to connect to two 500-gallon fuel blivets for slingload training on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. Albritton is assigned to Company E, 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Brigade, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexander Naylor
  • U.S. soldiers rush off the flightline after slingloading two 500-gallon fuel blivets under a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 30, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Ryan Green