Soldiers Conduct Slingload Training

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • As seen through a night-vision device, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter conducts low-visibility flying during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. The helicopter crew is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Spc. Jess Herrera guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Herrera is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton signals the pilots inside a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before lifting off during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment. National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Louis Lawton guides a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to the landing zone during slingload training on Camp Johnson in Colchester, Vt., June 5, 2014. Lawton is assigned to the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment.   National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Rivard