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Thursday, June 30, 2022
Home Private 2nd Class Melanie Rollings, a U.S. Army culinary specialist (92G) in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Wayne, Indiana, smiles in her harness as she prepares to be lifted on a rope with nine other Soldiers during Operation LETHAL EAGLE on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Operation LETHAL EAGLE is a 21-day, division-wide field training exercise. A tactic used for inserting or extracting Soldiers in areas where a helicopter landing zone cannot be established is commonly referred to as SPIES, Special Patrol Insertion Extraction System. (Lt. Col. Karolyn McEwen, 101st Airborne Division) Private 2nd Class Melanie Rollings, a U.S. Army culinary specialist (92G) in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Wayne, Indiana, smiles in her harness as she prepares to be lifted on a rope with nine other Soldiers during Operation LETHAL EAGLE on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Operation LETHAL EAGLE is a 21-day, division-wide field training exercise. A tactic used for inserting or extracting Soldiers in areas where a helicopter landing zone cannot be established is commonly referred to as SPIES, Special Patrol Insertion Extraction System. (Lt. Col. Karolyn McEwen, 101st Airborne Division)

Private 2nd Class Melanie Rollings, a U.S. Army culinary specialist (92G) in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Wayne, Indiana, smiles in her harness as she prepares to be lifted on a rope with nine other Soldiers during Operation LETHAL EAGLE on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Operation LETHAL EAGLE is a 21-day, division-wide field training exercise. A tactic used for inserting or extracting Soldiers in areas where a helicopter landing zone cannot be established is commonly referred to as SPIES, Special Patrol Insertion Extraction System. (Lt. Col. Karolyn McEwen, 101st Airborne Division)

Private 2nd Class Melanie Rollings, a U.S. Army culinary specialist (92G) in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Wayne, Indiana, smiles in her harness as she prepares to be lifted on a rope with nine other Soldiers during Operation LETHAL EAGLE on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Operation LETHAL EAGLE is a 21-day, division-wide field training exercise. A tactic used for inserting or extracting Soldiers in areas where a helicopter landing zone cannot be established is commonly referred to as SPIES, Special Patrol Insertion Extraction System. (Lt. Col. Karolyn McEwen, 101st Airborne Division)
Ten Soldiers, including Pvt. 2nd Class Melanie Rollings, a U.S. Army culinary specialist (92G) in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from Fort Wayne, Indiana, lift off the ground on a rope attached to a UH-60 Blackhawk during SPIES, Special Patrol Insertion Extraction System, training. SPIES is an air assault tactic used for inserting or extracting Soldiers in areas where a helicopter landing zone cannot be established. Instructors from the Sabalauski Air Assault School and pilots from the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade provided SPIES and Landing Zone/Pick Up Zone training for every battalion in the division during Operation LETHAL EAGLE. Operation LETHAL EAGLE is a 21-day, division-wide field training exercise. (Lt. Col. Karolyn McEwen, 101st Airborne Division)