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Fort Campbell Lifeliners Sustains Forces through Sling Load Operations


Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – No matter what obstacles arise two riggers with Task Force Lifeliner make sure they successfully complete their daily mission with skill…its called sling load operations.

Spc. Hanook M. Chi, a native of Seoul, South Korea and Spc. Vonza Abney, a native of Hinesville, GA, ensure every piece of equipment is properly rigged and that they take extra time to scrupulously double check their work, keeping in mind why they do what they do.

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101st Airborne Divison’s 4th Brigade Combat Team and 101st Combat Aviation Brigade conduct Sling Load Operations


Video by Sgt. Bradley Parrish
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Soldiers from Bravo battery, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, and 7th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division conduct sling load operations with the M777 Howitzer and the CH-47 Chinook, December 4thh, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY.

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