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    2-244th soldier gives thumbs-up after hoist [Image 2 of 2]

    2-244th soldier gives thumbs-up after hoist

    MULTI-NATIONAL BASE TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN

    09.20.2013

    Photo by Capt. Andrew Cochran 

    Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division

    A soldier with 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion, Louisiana National Guard, gives a thumbs-up following his ascent on a jungle penetrator to a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter assigned to Task Force Gunfighters, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division during hoist training at Multi-National Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Sept. 20, 2013. “Jungle penetrators,” as forest penetrators are commonly called, earned the nickname in the jungles of Vietnam and are the primary means of extracting injured personnel when landing is impossible. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Andrew Cochran/released)

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    Date Taken: 09.20.2013
    Date Posted: 09.25.2013 12:45
    Photo ID: 1025691
    VIRIN: 130920-A-VT601-011
    Resolution: 4001x2667
    Size: 1.95 MB
    Location: MULTI-NATIONAL BASE TARIN KOT, AF

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