Photo courtesy of 126th Aviation
DOUBLE EAGLE, N.M. - Pilots and crewmembers of Detachment 1, Company B, 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation practice a pinacle landing above a mesa rise northwest of Albuquerque near Double Eagle Airport.
Detacnment 1, from Rochester, is currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas where they linked up with the 126th Battalion headquarters from Edgewood, Md. to train up for their second deployment to Afghanistan in late August in support of Operation Endurinng Freedom.
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