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Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Cutting it close.
A U.S. Marine Corps [UH-1Y Venom] lands at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shukvani as the leading edge of a sandstorm approaches in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The Huey was flying in support of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment.
(Photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Searfus, 15 OCT 2013.)
#soldierporn for your Saturday, straight up.
An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter and UH-1Y Huey helicopter fly off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, toward Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, during maintenance and readiness flights, June 13, 2013. The training was designed to challenge aircraft maintenance crews to maintain high levels of readiness on aircraft such as AH-1W Super Cobras, UH-1Y Hueys and CH-53E Super Stallions helicopters.
While on a combat mission near Can Tho, Republic of Vietnam, on 9 November 1967, the door gunner of an armed U.S. Navy Bell HH-1K Huey Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3 (HA(L)-3 Seawolves, Detachment 7, gun at the ready, scans the rice paddies below him for signs of the enemy movement. Another Huey hovers over the river banks to assist in patrol operations by the Navy’s River Patrol Boats. The only squadron of its kind, HA(L)-3 was established to specifically meet the tactical requirements of riverine warfare during the Vietnam War.
Australian soldiers with a Huey helicopter, Vietnam 1966.
Pass the coffee thermos this way, dude.
Sunrise patrol through the Helmand River Valley.
Sgt. Arturo Fernandez, left, and Gunnery Sgt. Russell J. Hufsey watch the horizon from their UH-1Y Huey while providing close-air support for ground forces in southwestern Afghanistan, Sept. 15. Both Marines are crew chiefs with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267. Fernandez is a native of Los Angeles and Hufsey is from Millville, N.J.
(Photo by Corporal Brian Adam Jones, 15 September 2011.)
The Bell UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois awaits its cargo of Airborne Soldiers from the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Command Group before its last official mission Aug. 4.
1st Air Cav UH-1D Iroquois, in action in Vietnam.