U.S. Army Pilots Prepare to Move Personnel in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Benjamin Katzenberger performs maintenance on an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013. Katzenberger, a helicopter repairer, is assigned to 1st Battalion Attack, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Spc. Kaleb Turner, left, observes as a petroleum supply specialist prepares to refuel his UH-60M Blackhawk helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013. Turner, a crew chief, is assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion Assault, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer II William Hargrove, left, gives a briefing on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter's capabilities to soldiers on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013. Hargrove, a pilot, is assigned to 
6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the soldiers are assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • AH-64 Apache helicopters depart Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013, to continue a security and reconnaissance mission. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • The sun sets over the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade's area of operations on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013, before a mission to move personnel. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Jeffery adjusts his AN/PVS-7 night vision goggles on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013, before a mission to move personnel. Jeffery, a crew chief, is assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Jeffery adjusts an ammunition can for an M-240H machine gun inside a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013, before a mission to move personnel. Jeffery, a crew chief, is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter departs Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Oct. 3, 2013, on a mission to move personnel. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg