A South Dakota Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter drops 600 gallons of water on a fire in Rapid City, South Dakota, March 9, 2012. The helicopter crew is assigned to the Army National Guard Aviation Support Facility. U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Don Matthews. #ArmyAviation
Downed Aircraft Recovery Team Soldiers from Task Force Workhorse, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, under Task Force Falcon, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, anticipate the arrival of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to extract them from the mission site during a training exercise Jan. 3 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
"Dinner's Here!" Food, fuel and other vital supplies are air-dropped to Forward Operating Base Lightning deep in the mountains of Paktya province Dec. 23. The military said poor weather – not the insurgency – was the reason for the special delivery.
Paratroopers with 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division walk to a C-17 Globemaster for an airborne operation on April 9, 2013. The operation was part of a live-fire exercise to test the readiness of the "Black Falcons" to deploy anywhere in the world on short notice.
"The eagle couldn't have picked a better person." Photo of eagle sitting on Minneapolis' Fort Snelling National Cemetery gravestone of Sgt. Maurice Ruch touches hearts, goes viral. *Click to read the whole, touching story...
The Golden Knights, the U.S. Army's official parachute demonstration team, made a historical jump as part of their 50th Anniversary, onto the grounds of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. The demonstration was part of the Memorial weekend kick-off as members of the Gold demonstration team glided effortlessly toward Liberty Island, before a crowd of more than 3,000 spectators.
A Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft makes its way down an airfield on Camp Taji, Iraq, before a surveillance mission in the Baghdad area. F Co., "FENIX," will become an official part of the Combat Aviation Brigade, Infantry Division, in the spring.