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1st Air Cavalry conducts ‘Operation Gun Rescue’

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot lowers a hoist known as a jungle penetrator in order to rescue a stranded pilot during water egress training at Belton Lake in Fort Hood, Texas, May 8, 2013. The Soldiers were participating in Operation Gun Rescue, a three-day event spearheaded by the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, which trained more than 100 Soldiers on how to properly escape water via helicopter. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Calvert/Released)



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This work, 1st Air Cavalry conducts ‘Operation Gun Rescue’ [Image 5 of 5], by SGT Christopher Calvert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.08.2013

Date Posted:05.14.2013 15:56

Photo ID:931363

VIRIN:130508-A-WD324-001

Resolution:2592x1507

Size:847.61 KB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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