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Air Cav crew chiefs given chance to fly in Apache

Spc. Beau Messer, from Royal Oak, Mich., a crew chief in Company B, 615th Aviation Support Battalion,1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, sits in the front seat of an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter shortly before flying in the aircraft for the first time Jan. 25. Messer was selected for the incentive as part of a program that allows Apache crew chiefs to fly in the aircraft for outstanding performance in their careers.



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This work, Air Cav crew chiefs given chance to fly in Apache [Image 1 of 6], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.11.2010

Date Posted:02.13.2010 02:37

Photo ID:250808

VIRIN:100211-A-#####-160

Resolution:2100x1391

Size:433.64 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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