Talon Strike II, 2002
Steve Liewer ©Stars and StripesKitzingen Army Airfield, Germany, August, 2002: Spc. France Tucker, left, and Spc. William Downey of the 11th Attack Helicopter Regiment's 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment work on the M-230 30mm gun beneath one of their unit's UH-64A Apache helicopters. Their Illesheim-based unit, along with the 1st Battalion, 501st Aviation Attack Regiment from Hanau, Germany, was participating in Talon Strike II, a night-flying exercise in Kitzingen.