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Red Illum
This mission was for six UH-60s to insert troops into the open, isolated desert of Kuwait under zero percent illumination, zero contrast (or ground references), also known as “Red Illum.” It was one of the most challenging landings any one of us has ever accomplished to date.
Be Ever Vigilant
In an AH-64D with tandem seating, combined with a combat environment, there are many critical phases that seem to mesh to form a constant need for diligent cross-monitoring. If one pilot could complete all mission tasks, there would only be one seat.
  • 1 January 2014
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Bad Example
We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” This expression couldn’t be truer, especially in the Army. 
  • 1 January 2014
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Bullets and Birds
I was a new Longbow pilot in command, gearing up for the annual gunnery exercise. It was going to be awesome! Little did I know that not only were my range skills going to be tested, but also my basic pilot skills, such as situational awareness.
  • 1 January 2014
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Everyone is a Range Safety
I had just assumed command of my company and was eager to gauge my unit’s range safety program. My predecessor couldn’t execute a thorough handoff with me before I took over; therefore, I had a lot to learn about my new Soldiers. 
  • 1 January 2014
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