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    National Guard conducts Carolina Thunder 2014 [Image 8 of 9]

    National Guard conducts Carolina Thunder 2014



    Photo by Sgt. Brad Mincey 

    South Carolina National Guard

    Nearly 30 AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters from the 1st Battalion, 151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, from South Carolina Army National Guard and 1st Battalion, 130th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, from the North Carolina Army National Guard worked in unison to conduct suppression of enemy anti-aircraft defense systems and interdiction attacks during Carolina Thunder 2014 held at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. South Carolina National Guard, along with North Carolina and Georgia National Guard units conducted “Carolina Thunder 14,” a drill weekend, joint training exercise Nov. 15, 2014. More than 30 aircraft participated in the mass take-off from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, Eastover, S.C. Units conducted air and ground operations at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. The S.C. Air National Guard 169th Fighter Wing’s F-16 Fighting Falcons joined AH-64D Apaches, CH-47 Chinooks, UH-60 Black Hawks and more than 100 Infantry Soldiers from the S.C. Army National Guard to train with Apaches from the N.C. Army National Guard and the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSATRS) and Joint Terminal Training Center (JTAC) from the Georgia Air National Guard in a collective force-on-force, enemy suppression and assault mission. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Brad Mincey/Released)



    Date Taken: 11.15.2014
    Date Posted: 11.16.2014 10:07
    Photo ID: 1659391
    VIRIN: 141115-Z-WS267-137
    Resolution: 5085x3390
    Size: 7.54 MB
    Location: COLUMBIA, SC, US 

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