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AH-64D Apache unloaded out of a C-17 Globemaster

Members of the Fort Hood Arrival-Departure Airfield Control Group off-load an AH-64D Apache helicopter out of a C-17 Globemaster on Robert Gray Airfield Nov. 14, 2013. The A/DACG consists of 13 civilians - all U.S. military Veterans - who coordinate, plan and execute the arrival, offloading and departure of more than 10,000 tons of equipment and personnel every year. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, AH-64D Apache unloaded out of a C-17 Globemaster [Image 14 of 14], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.15.2013

Date Posted:11.26.2013 15:28

Photo ID:1060884

VIRIN:131114-A-ZU930-021

Resolution:3990x2660

Size:4.11 MB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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