Writing about Army life during the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War.
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Three Blackhawks Bringing Troops Home
We are just about to take off on a three-ship Blackhawk mission to pick up troops in a wooded training area. The doors are shut, so I can't take good pictures till we land and open the doors. I want to get video of the infantry boarding the aircraft. They will enter on the right side with 80 pounds of gear each--and no storage for carry-ons!!! I will have a couple of minutes to get pictures before I get squeezed against the door by the passengers.