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Endless brown and blue.

UH-60 Black Hawks, operated by 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, fly overhead after conducting an air assault with soldiers from 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, as part of Operation Intrepid Centurion in Kuwait. The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, provided rotary winged aviation assets to Intrepid Centurion, an annual exercise between the U.S. and Kuwait militaries designed to strengthen their tactical proficiency and familiarity with each other’s operations.

(N.Y. Army National Guard photos by Sgt. Harley Jelis, 19 FEB 2014.)

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Devenir gris.
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies over the mountains of east Afghanistan.
(U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Nikayla Shodeen, 12 MAR 2014. We fade to grey.) High-res

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Devenir gris.

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies over the mountains of east Afghanistan.

(U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Nikayla Shodeen, 12 MAR 2014. We fade to grey.)

Beats a polar bear swim.
Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo climb a caving ladder attached to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a training exercise at Lake Yojoa, Honduras. Task Force members and members of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted helocast, caving ladder and overwater hoist training during the exercise in order to maintain proficiency in a variety of skill sets as well as to prepare for future operations and exercises throughout Central America.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Zach Anderson, 25 FEB 2014.) High-res

Beats a polar bear swim.

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo climb a caving ladder attached to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a training exercise at Lake Yojoa, Honduras. Task Force members and members of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted helocast, caving ladder and overwater hoist training during the exercise in order to maintain proficiency in a variety of skill sets as well as to prepare for future operations and exercises throughout Central America.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Zach Anderson, 25 FEB 2014.)

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Sound of the drums, beatin’ in my heart.
Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division lay in a cloud of dirt after an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade drops them off during a bilateral exercise in the US Central Command area of responsibility. After being dropped off, soldiers assaulted a mock village, which tested their ability to conduct Military Operations in Urban Terrain. The week-long military-to-military exercise fostered partnership and interoperability.(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd ABCT PAO, 4th ID, 19 FEB 2014.) High-res

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Sound of the drums, beatin’ in my heart.

Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division lay in a cloud of dirt after an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade drops them off during a bilateral exercise in the US Central Command area of responsibility. After being dropped off, soldiers assaulted a mock village, which tested their ability to conduct Military Operations in Urban Terrain. The week-long military-to-military exercise fostered partnership and interoperability.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd ABCT PAO, 4th ID, 19 FEB 2014.)

Enemy fire caused Black Hawk crash that killed 6 soldiers

This ground moves.

[L] Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Quincy Smith signals for a UH-60 Black Hawk operated by A Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, to land on the USS Harper’s Ferry (LSD 49) during deck landing qualification in the Arabian Gulf.

[R] Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Jose Rangel directs an AH-64 Apache offship as it lifts off from the deck of the Harper’s Ferry. The aircraft is operated by 4th Battalion, 227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st CAV, now under the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

U.S. Army aviation assets and the U.S. Navy conduct joint-service littoral (near shore) training missions to build familiarity with each other’s equipment and procedures, including landing different models of rotary wing aircraft on Navy Dock Landing Ships (LSD’s). The 42nd CAB, New York Army National Guard, operates rotary winged aircraft throughout the region in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

(U.S. Army National Guard photos by Spc. Harley Jelis, 26 DEC 2013.)

Angels are noisy things.

U.S. Air Force pararescuemen from the 48th Rescue Squadron conduct swift water rescue training near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., during Angel Thunder 2013. Angel Thunder is the largest joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise designed to train personnel recovery assets using a variety of scenarios to simulate deployment conditions and contingencies.

(U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon, 10 APR 2013.)

Polly wants a cracker.

New York National Guard UH-60s prepare to conduct aerial refueling operations with a HC-130J from the 79th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. during the Angel Thunder 2013 exercise. Angel Thunder is the largest joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise designed to train personnel recovery assets using a variety of scenarios to simulate deployment conditions and contingencies.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon, 8 APR 2013.)

Late Night Nookie #soldierporn: Rural taxi service, oil on canvas.
A UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter from A Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Phoenix, flies a personnel movement mission over Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The Black Hawk helicopter is routinely used by 10th CAB to conduct logistical support, air assault, and medical evacuation mission in areas not easily accessible by land across eastern and northern Afghanistan.
(Photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg, 17 OCT 2013.) High-res

Late Night Nookie #soldierporn: Rural taxi service, oil on canvas.

A UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter from A Company, 2nd Battalion (Assault), 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Phoenix, flies a personnel movement mission over Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The Black Hawk helicopter is routinely used by 10th CAB to conduct logistical support, air assault, and medical evacuation mission in areas not easily accessible by land across eastern and northern Afghanistan.

(Photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg, 17 OCT 2013.)

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Best ride ever.
Royal Australian Air Force Cpl. William Gill from Security Force Two at Multi National Base - Tarin Kot is hoisted on a jungle penetrator by a United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk from 2-1 General Support Aviation Battalion during medevac training.
(Photo by OR-5 Mark Doran of Combined Team Uruzgan, Joint Coalition Forces, 13 OCT 2013.) High-res

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Best ride ever.

Royal Australian Air Force Cpl. William Gill from Security Force Two at Multi National Base - Tarin Kot is hoisted on a jungle penetrator by a United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk from 2-1 General Support Aviation Battalion during medevac training.

(Photo by OR-5 Mark Doran of Combined Team Uruzgan, Joint Coalition Forces, 13 OCT 2013.)