Head Hunter Photos

 

2-227 Aviation Desert Storm Photo Album

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Brigade in the Attack  by  Mario Acevedo 1991 as posted on the U.S. Army Center for Military History Web Site:http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg

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2nd Battalion,  227 Aviation, 3rd Armored Division Unit patch

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2nd Battalion,  227 Aviation, 3rd Armored Division Unit Crest

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2nd Battalion,  227 Aviation, 3rd Armored Division Coin  Front Side

Issue #12 owned by Dave White

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2nd Battalion,  227 Aviation, 3rd Armored Division Coin 

Reverse Side

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Cultural Dos & Don'ts issued by VII Corps to all members of the Division

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Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, Desert Storm Coin  Front Side  

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Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, Desert Storm Coin  Back side engraved  2-227 AVN  

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Peacetime Rules of Engagement issued by VII Corps to all members of the Division

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Administration & Logistics Center (ALOC) at "Camelot" an abandoned Kuwait Military complex

 

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Apaches on the ready

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Apache "loaded for Bear"

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Combat Artwork " Bad Boy Toy"  by WO1 Steve Lee,  B Company, 2nd Battalion, 227 Aviation, 3rd Armored Division

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Standard view of "Camelot" an abandoned Kuwait Military complex

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Oil well fires near "Camelot" Military City, Kuwait

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Upon arrival in Saudi Arabia the Head Hunter logo was painted on all aircraft as shown

 

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Leaflet dropped in Iraq urging the Iraqi soldiers to surrender.  Autographed by Gen Thomas Kelly, USA, Ret; Pentagon Spokesman for all briefings aired on national television during the war

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Dust storm, oh what fun!

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Looking through oil well fire smoke at the  the landscape of "Camelot" Military City Kuwait

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What happens after a 2-227 Apache Aviator puts "Hellfire" on target

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View of oil well fires near Military City, Kuwait as seen from the cockpit of an OH-58 Kiowa

Comforts of Home 

 Photo by by SSG Hillis Banks D Co  

 

SPC Preston / SGT Rawls D Co Armament Section loading one of the first Hellfire Missles 

 Photo by SSG Hillis Banks D Co 

L to R 

    SGT Rawls, SPC Paiz, SPC Ruiz, SGT Gallegos, 

SGT Awai, SGT Delucia,  D Co,

Look what we Found!

   Photo by SSG Hillis Banks D Co

 

Cruising in a BMP

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

D Co' "SCUD" doesn't like

chicken-ala- king either!

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

K. Sykes puts together his dream

ride at "Camelot"

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

T. Smo, R Risnear & W Banks shopping for new rifles

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

Getting a stranded Apache started

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

Surrender Leaflets

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

Rules of Engagement

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

Redeployment ROE

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

Surrender Leaflets

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

R. Avelo & R. Brunner find an AK-47

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

D CO, 2-227 Aviation

 Photo by SPC Robert Risnear D Co

 

 

 

All Photos and scans displayed above are from the collection of Dave White (2-227 Aviation, 1990-92) or as noted.  Please feel free to add to the collection.

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