U.S. Army Pilots Conduct Missions in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Cameron Ramirez scans his airspace while communicating with the rest of his U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew during a personnel and equipment movement mission over Kunar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. Ramirez, a crew chief, is assigned to the 3rd Battalion General Support, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, deployed from the Oklahoma National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • A U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter flies through the Kunar River Valley during a personnel movement mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to Headquarters Company, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Spc. Cameron Ramirez scans his airspace while communicating with the rest of his U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew during a personnel and equipment movement mission over Kunar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. Ramirez, a crew chief, is assigned to the 3rd Battalion General Support, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, deployed from the Oklahoma National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • A U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter flies through a snow-dusted mountain pass during a personnel movement mission in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. The helicopter crew is assigned to Headquarters Company, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ignacio Lopez scans his airspace during a personnel and equipment movement mission over Kunar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. Lopez, a crew chief, is assigned to the 3rd Battalion General Support, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, deployed from the Oklahoma National Guard. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army crew chiefs scan outside their U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter's ramp ensuring they clear all obstacles while making its approach onto Forward Operating Base Clark, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg
  • U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officers 5 Timothy Smail, foreground, and Rick Arnold look on as their U.S. Army CH-47F Chinook helicopter receives fuel on Forward Operating Base Clark, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. Smail and Arnold, pilots, are assigned to Headquarters Company, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg