Hovering in a Black Hawk

Hovering 75 feet above the ground, 1st Lt. Dennis Edwards, from Baton Rouge, La., the forward support medevac team leader in Company C, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, uses his feet to push away from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter as he is lowered Jan. 21. The medevac company conducted the training to keep the crews certified on the use of a hoist system during flight.

 

Photo by Sgt. Travis Zielinski.

 

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Taken on January 21, 2010