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Company C, 2-159th Attack provides aerial eyes for ground troops near Syrian border

Aviation Soldiers with Company C, 2-159th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Wings, 25th Infantry Division, collaborate to launch an AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter prior to mission at Contingency Operating Location Sykes, near Tal Afar, Iraq, Feb 27. Each helicopter launch involves a team consisting of two pilots, a crew chief (pictured outside, nearest the aircraft) and a flight line supervisor (pictured outside, farthest from aircraft).



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This work, Company C, 2-159th Attack provides aerial eyes for ground troops near Syrian border [Image 3 of 5], by SGT Michael Alberts, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.27.2010

Date Posted:03.13.2010 12:17

Photo ID:259647

VIRIN:100227-A-#####-002

Resolution:1232x816

Size:179.07 KB

Location:TAL AFAR, IQGlobe

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