CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait – Since April, Alpha Company, 1-207th Aviation Regiment has endured harsh conditions that few Alaskans will ever experience with daily high temperatures exceeding 100 degrees for five months straight with many days exceeding 120 degrees.
These Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers and their UH-60 “Black Hawk” helicopters are deployed with the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Their mission is to provide security to the region and build partnerships with countries that will further long-term stability in and around the Arabian Gulf.
B-Roll Video Included
- Interview with Capt. Cornilles
- Alaska Soldier maintaining their helicopters at Camp Buehring
- Aircraft flying over the desert and the Arabian Gulf
- Aircraft landing and taking off from the USS Ponce.
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