n Epic Adventure into the Heart of the War in Afghanistan Strap your safety belt on tight for this gripping aviation journey into the heart of the Global War on Terror in Afghanistan. Join Navy Lieutenant Matt Vernon, the first US embedded aviation advisor to fly with the Afghan National Army Air Corpsa Combat Helicopter Squadron, as he embarks on a unique and daunting mission to train Afghan pilots and not get killed in the process. LT Vernon and his close friend Commander Joey aDoca Swartz flew side by side with their Afghan counterparts while establishing the Air Corpsa first combat medical evacuation detachments in the depths of the largely Taliban controlled sections of Afghanistan. These sailors in arms lived amongst the Afghans, and in doing so bring the untold, inside story of the hearts and minds of the Afghan Air Corps.helo program coordinator and the General; ACAG with its Colonel; the Air Corps with their various levels and the medevac chain. ... painted helicopters with no numbers, I asked the maintenance people which aircraft was 580, General Amir Jona#39;s helicopter. ... The Afghans, in order to make it a VIP helicopter had welded car seats and a table into the back. ... I had just finished the Mi17 checklist we had been working on, and I decided to sit in the walkway up to the cockpit behind theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Eyes Over Afghanistan: Hearts, Minds, and the Bloody Battle of Wills|
|Publisher||:||Lulu Press, Inc - 2014-12-15|