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Army Aviation Photography Contest Winners

Army Aviation Photography Contest Winners

ARMY AVIATION Magazine is proud to present the winners of our annual photography contest. 48 qualified AAAA members, submitting 76 Army Aviation related photographs taken during CY 2016, competed for the top 12 places. We congratulate the winners and thank...Read More...

Spouses Who SOAR - A Different Approach to Family Readiness

Spouses Who SOAR - A Different Approach to Family Readiness

Family Forum / By LTC Reggie Harper, MAJ Mike Nguyen, Mrs. Karen Harper and Ms. Birgit Jones: The cornerstone organization for family readiness is the company-level Family Readiness Group (FRG)....Read More...

U.S. Army Aviation in Europe – Back to the Future

U.S. Army Aviation in Europe – Back to the Future

By COL Christopher Waters, COL Clair Gill, and LTC(P) Bassey Bassey: Tank and motorized rifle divisions massed along the border. Terrorist attacks against Americans and their kasernes. U.S. Army units training alongside their NATO counterparts in deterrence....Read More...

Flying Aircraft In “Brownout” Conditions

Flying Aircraft In “Brownout” Conditions

Degraded Visual Environment / By Mr. Mark A. Schauer: Takeoff and landing are the two most dangerous periods for any aircraft. The danger is compounded when a helicopter is caught in a degraded visual environment (DVE) such as a brownout. Caused by rapidly...Read More...

Army Special Operation Aviation in PACOM

Army Special Operation Aviation in PACOM

Army Special Ops / By MAJ Robert McBride and 1SG Ted Sager: Mission Command is a very common term in today’s Army. However, if you ask a Soldier what mission command actually means, you are likely to receive a blank stare. So, what does the term really mean...Read More...

Leading the Way – Giving Back to the Force

Leading the Way – Giving Back to the Force

Special Ops / By COL Philip Ryan, CW5 Michael Hardy, and CSM Christopher Bosowski: The bonds between Army Aviation and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) run deep and strong. We’ve shared the same desert airspace, flown around the same...Read More...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ask the Flight Surgeon / By CPT Albert J. Lee, MD: Q: I have sleep apnea. I use a breathing machine while sleeping. Why is it a disqualifying condition? What other treatments can pilots use? What medical documentation do I need for this physical and future...Read More...

Noncommissioned Officer and Advance Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year

Noncommissioned Officer and Advance Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year

128th Aviation Brigade / By SFC Craig M. Sunstedt: On 9 March 2017, the winners of the 128th Aviation Brigade (AVN BDE) Fiscal Year 17 NCOY/PSOY competition were announced during a ceremony held on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia....Read More...