News: 1-229th Aviation departs Fort Hood for JBLM
FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood's 1st Battalion, 229th Aviation Regiment, is moving to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., next week taking 10 AH 64 Apaches, six UH 60 Blackhawks and more than 460 soldiers with them.
The 1-229th Avn. Regt. is an attack reconnaissance battalion, based at Fort Hood but assigned to the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Their casing ceremony is at 10 a.m., May 7, in Hangar 7022 on Hood Army Airfield.
The aircraft are scheduled to depart Fort Hood, May 8.
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