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    Black History Month 2022: Recreating History in High Definition [Image 2 of 5]

    Black History Month 2022: Recreating History in High Definition

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, UNITED STATES

    02.10.2022

    Photo by Capt. Kyle Abraham 

    16th Combat Aviation Brigade

    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brandon Holliday, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot from Portland, Oreg., assigned to A Company, 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, recreates a historic photo of Warrant Officer Raymond Wilson, assigned 12th Combat Aviation Group during the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was the first American war in which Black Americans served as Army helicopter pilots in combat operations. Mr. Wilson retired from the Army after 22 years of service, during which he served as an instructor pilot and aeromedical evacuation (MEDEVAC) pilot. (U.S. Army graphic illustration by Capt. Kyle Abraham, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.10.2022
    Date Posted: 02.11.2022 11:57
    Photo ID: 7047648
    VIRIN: 220210-A-OE827-098
    Resolution: 1351x2000
    Size: 1.48 MB
    Location: JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, US
    Hometown: PORTLAND, OR, US

    Web Views: 144
    Downloads: 6

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