U.S. Soldiers Participate in Helicopter Refueling Exercise in Kuwait

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Derriff Moncriffe, foreground, stands fire watch while other soldiers fuel an AH-64 Apache helicopter during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. Moncriffe is assigned to Company A, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, and the helicopter crew is assigned to 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. Army Cpl. Jake Fowler loads an AH-64 Apache helicopter’s M230 30 mm automatic cannon during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. Fowler is assigned to 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Avery Simmons connects a fuel hose while setting up a forward arming and refueling point for AH-64 Apache helicopters during an exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. Simmons is assigned to the 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. Army Spc. James Conti, left, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Daniel Hallows check fuel quality while preparing a forward arming and refueling point for AH-64 Apache helicopters during an exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. Conti and Hallows are assigned to Company A, 642nd Aviation Support Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers load an AH-64 Apache helicopter with rockets during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers set up fueling hoses for AH-64 Apache helicopters during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers fuel an AH-64 Apache helicopter during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. Army Spc. Armando Ramirez checks an AH-64 Apache helicopter’s M230 30 mm automatic cannon during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. Ramirez is assigned to 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers load an AH-64 Apache helicopter with rockets during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter idles during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter lands during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers load an AH-64 Apache helicopter with rockets during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopters idle during a forward arming and refueling point exercise near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Jan. 15, 2014. New York National Guard photo by Army Spc. Harley Jelis