Military

Army National Guard Units Perform Deck-Landing Quals

By Staff Writer | August 31, 2017

Army National Guard UH-60 Deck Landing

Soldiers assigned to Bravo and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 147th Air Assault Helicopter Battalion, and the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation Battalion, both assigned to the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a deck-landing qualification with a UH-60 Blackhawk on the U.S. Naval Ship Alan Shepard Aug. 9 in the Arabian Gulf. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army

Wisconsin, Michigan and Texas Army National Guard soldiers conduced deck-landing tests with two UH-60 Black Hawks in the Arabian Gulf Aug. 9. To maintain their qualifications, crews must complete 10 landings (five day and five night-vision) on a ship deck every month.

Read more at U.S. Army.

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