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  • Vandalism Temporarily Shuts Osprey, Chinook Lines

    11/22/2008 3:15:46 PM PST · by Flavius · 11 replies · 912+ views
    defense news ^ | 11/21/08 | By gayle s. putrich and ANTONIE BOESSENKOOL
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  • High-altitude helicopter training restricted

    03/05/2007 1:10:11 PM PST · by george76 · 33 replies · 903+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | March 5, 2007
    The Colorado Army National Guard will maintain its annual high-altitude helicopter training on Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service lands in Eagle and Garfield counties at 3,000 hours. The Guard also has agreed to additional stipulations in order to protect wilderness areas, wildlife and livestock, the White River National Forest and BLM announced today. The military believes high-altitude combat training is vital for the protection of pilots and aircrews. In combat, aircrews trained in high-altitude aviation have a higher mission success rate as well as fewer accidents. As such, the Army had asked for 6,000 hours that could...
  • Division Commander's Lessons Learned (UNCLASSIFIED)-(real news, 1st Cav Iraq)

    03/15/2005 1:38:49 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 14 replies · 885+ views
    Email | MARCH 15, 2005 | VHFCN
    [VHFCN] Real news from Iraq Went to an AUSA dinner last night at the Ft. Hood Officers' Club to hear a speech by MG Pete Chiarelli, CG of the 1st Cav Div. He and most of the Div. have just returned from Iraq. Very informative and, surprise, the Mainstream Media (MSM) isn't telling the story. I was not there as a reporter, didn't take notes but I'll make some the points I remember that were interesting, suprising or generally stuff I had not heard before. It was not a speech per se. He just walked and talked, showed some slides...
  • Lonestar Dustoff MEDEVAC supports Marines in Iraq

    05/01/2004 2:04:33 PM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 7 replies · 665+ views
    Marine Link ^ | May 1, 2004 | Sgt. Nathan K. LaForte
    Lonestar Dustoff MEDEVAC supports Marines in IraqSubmitted by: 3d Marine Aircraft WingStory Identification Number: 200443071358Story by Sgt. Nathan K. LaForte AL ASAD, Iraq (April 30, 2004) -- The Marine lay in the Army medical evacuation helicopter while an Army flight medic went to work stabilizing his broken leg. He thought about the rocket-propelled grenade that had hit his leg, and about why it hadn't exploded when it hit him. Staff Sgt. Bryan P. Resh, flight medic, Army 507th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), also thought about the Marine's situation, while he continued to work on the leg. On one hand,...
  • Briefing on the Restructure and Revitalization of Army Aviation

    02/24/2004 3:45:33 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 9 replies · 158+ views
    DoD ^ | Feb. 23, 2004 | Les Brownlee, Claude M. Bolton, Jr., Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, Lt. Gen. R. A. Cody, National Guard
    United States Department of Defense.News TranscriptOn the web: contact: +1 (703) 697-5131 Public contact: or +1 (703) 428-0711 Presenter: Acting Secretary of the Army Les Brownlee Monday, February 23, 2004 4:30 p.m. EST Briefing on the Restructure and Revitalization of Army Aviation (Participating were Les Brownlee, acting secretary of the Army; Claude M. Bolton, Jr., assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology; Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, chief of staff, U.S. Army; Army Lt. Gen. Richard A. Cody, deputy chief of staff, G-3. U.S. Army.; and Army National Guard Lt. Gen. H. Steven...