A Soldier looks through a digital micrometer to ensure a part of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter meets the required specifications to be installed on March 29, 2017. (US Army photo by Sgt. Kellen Stuart, 3rd CAB Public Affairs)
Taken: 03.29.2017 | Photo by Sgt. Kellen Stuart
If you are outside and look overhead, there is a chance you may see some type of aircraft in the sky. That aircraft in the sky is made possible by being properly maintained on the ground. Throughout the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade there are Soldiers who troubleshoot, maintain and repair CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters. Those soldiers are responsible for maintaining a fraction of the U.S. Army air fleet. “The importance of the mechanic and the importance of maintenance cannot be overlooked,” said Capt. Benjamin Salvito, a UH-60 pilot and commander of D Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment. “If the aircraft are not maintained, they can’t fly.” If those aircraft are not able to fly, the...
04.10.2017 | HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, GA, US | Story by Sgt. Kellen Stuart
The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade receives the new Aviation Light Utility Mobile Maintenance Cart to replace the non-standard carts currently used. The ALUMMC will improve the supportability of Army aircraft on the flight line and supplement the transport of Aviation personnel, tools, test equipment, components and supplies.
Taken: 10.24.2016 | Video by Spc. Scott Lindblom