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Air Assault rappel

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Jackson, a course chief at the Fort Hood Air Assault School from New Orleans, finishes the 50-foot rappel out of the FHAAS rappel tower as Staff Sgt. Kevin Serna, of San Marcos, Texas, anchors the rope, May 7, 2014. Air Assault School qualifies Soldiers to conduct airmobile and air assault helicopter operations, to include aircraft orientation, sling load operations, proper rappelling techniques and fast-rope techniques. The school itself is 10 days of rigorous, fast paced training. The high standards of the school require the student to take part in a 12-mile march with rucksack in under three hours on the morning of graduation to be awarded their wings. Iterations of the FHAAS begin with 132 students, and end with an average of 80 graduates. (U.S. Army photograph by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, Air Assault rappel [Image 4 of 6], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.07.2014

Date Posted:05.19.2014 12:51

Photo ID:1352500

VIRIN:140507-A-ZU930-004

Resolution:2547x1860

Size:2.03 MB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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