Images: Army partners with Navy during training exercise in Arabian Gulf [Image 2 of 11]
Photo by Sgt. Adam Keith
A crew member of the USS Ponce salutes the pilots of a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache helicopter with the 4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, while directing the aircraft during takeoff in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 9, 2013. The 4-227th from Fort Hood, Texas, is currently deployed with the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade (Texas Army National Guard) to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.