Didn’t end up going in the air… wouldn’t have been worth it anyhow cuz the doors were closed and the windows are super clear… had fun… lesson learned… on these types of images I can shoot faces and not necessarily have the names… thats why I ended up with lots of back of heads… oh well, next time!

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Humvees secured the road for the helicopter landings of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade where they were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
The Troops of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
The Troops of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Sgt. Clayton Heald of Alpha company, 5/112 BTN, 36 infantry DIV looks at a piece of paper during the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment training at Fort Hood in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq. After searching a set up village at Fort Hood the troops returned with 3 hostages to the side of the road. The Troops of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Troops from the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade transport a similated injured comrade to an awaiting helicopter on the field at Fort Hood. The brigade were running a deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
After searching a set up village at Fort Hood the troops returned with 3 hostages to the side of the road. The Troops of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

06/27/06 Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Troops of the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade were on the field at Fort Hood running deployment training in preparation of their September deployment to Iraq.

Francisco and I are trying on the helmets!