Soldiers Conduct Slingload Training on Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Sgt. Arnaldo Rosado, left, and Army Cpl. Bryan Nieves, right, prepare an apex fitting for a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Rosado and Nieves, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. The soldiers practiced the slingload operation as part of the Seaport Operations Company 13-2 training exercise. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Green
  • Army Spc. Benny Quinones stretches a reach pendant out to hook up during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Quinones is a member of the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Green
  • Army Sgt. Rafael Rivera, left, and Army Spc. Josue Vazquez, right, tape the hood of an Humvee vehicle to secure it for a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Rivera and Vazquez, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • Army Spc. Benny Quinones, bottom left, Army Cpls. Luis Colomadera, top left, and Bryan Nieves, top right, adjust a reach pendant to prepare a shipping container for a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Quinones, Colomadera and Nieves, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • Soldiers connect the reach pendants from a shipping container to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • Army Cpl. Luis Colomadera, back, signals that he and Army Spc. Benny Quinones, front, are ready to connect an Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug, 4, 2013. Colomadera and Quinones, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • Army Cpl. Luis Colomadera, Army Spc. Benny Quinones, Army Sgt. Arnaldo Rosado and Army Cpl. Bryan Nieves prepare to connect the reach pendants on an Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Colomadera, Quinones, Rosado and Nieves, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • From left, Army Cpl. Luis Colomadera, Army Spc. Benny Quinones, Army Sgt. Arnaldo Rosado and Army Cpl. Bryan Nieves secure each other while moving quickly to a safe location after connecting a Humvee to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. Colomadera, Quinones, Rosado and Nieves, cargo specialists, are assigned to the 390th Seaport Operations Company from Ceiba, Puerto Rico. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • A soldier signals the pilots of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to help guide the aircraft safely over a shipping container during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez
  • Soldiers help one another safely get off a shipping container after securing it to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a slingload exercise on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Aug. 4, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez