U.S. Soldiers Conduct Air Assault During Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter prepares to taxi down the flightline before an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. The helicopter crew is assigned to New York Army National Guard's Company A, 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. soldier prepares his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for flight before an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. The soldier, a crew chief, is assigned to New York Army National Guard's Company A, 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Britney Foor
  • U.S. Army Spc. Nichols prepares his UH-60 Black Hawk for flight before an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. Nichols, a crew chief, is assigned to New York Army National Guard's Company A, 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies to pickup soldiers during an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Britney Foor
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot flies to pickup soldiers during an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014.  Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Britney Foor
  • U.S. soldiers take a knee waiting to load onto UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Britney Foor
  • U.S. soldiers load onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's 1st Battery, 67th Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade. The exercise is an annual exercise between the U.S. and Kuwait militaries designed to strengthen their tactical proficiency and familiarity with each other's operations. Michigan National Guard photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Britney Foor
  • U.S. soldiers load onto a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's 1st Battery, 67th Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter provides aviation support for an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. soldier provides security while others off load from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014.  National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter departs overhead after dropping off soldiers to conduct an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. soldier provides security while other soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers fire their weapons from cover while assaulting a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. soldier moves down the line behind a berm while other soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • U.S. soldiers assault a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • A U.S. soldier points in the direction during an assault of a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis
  • An opposing forces player, right, gets ready to attack a U.S. soldier during an assault on a mock enemy town after an air assault mission as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Harley Jelis