An observer controller/trainer, top left, from 1st Battalion, 351st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade, Division West, ensures that soldiers of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are secure aboard a Chinook helicopter prior to taking off on an air movement operation at Fort Hood, in September. The 166th Aviation Brigade recently trained the Chinook unit, the California Army National Guard’s Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, for a deployment to Afghanistan.

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