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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.

Media wishing to cover the casing ceremony should register at http://www.forthoodpresscenter.com/go/survey/3439/9687/.


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Date Taken:05.04.2012

Date Posted:05.04.2012 18:01

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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