U.S. Army Pilots Conduct Aviation Missions in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers look on as a petroleum supply specialist prepares to refuel their UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at the forward arming and refueling point on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013. The soldiers, crew chiefs, are assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion Assault, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • A UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter flies a personnel movement mission over Kunar province, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013. The helicopter crew, assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion Assault, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, routinely conducts logistical support, air assault and medical evacuation missions in areas not easily accessible across eastern and northern Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Frederic Bueno refuels a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013. Bueno, a petroleum supply specialist, is assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • A UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter flies a personnel movement mission over Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Clark, left, looks on as a petroleum supply specialist refuels his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013. Clark, an infantryman, is assigned to Headquarters Company, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • As seen through a night-vision device, an AH-64 Apache helicopter departs Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013, to conduct a security and reconnaissance mission. The crew is assigned to the 1st Battalion Attack, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • As seen through a night-vision device, an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter departs Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2013, to conduct a security and reconnaissance mission. The crew is assigned to the 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg