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Sept. 24, 2019

Soldiers reconnect with warrior roots

Members assigned to the 128th Aviation Brigade conducted a field training exercise for more than 270 initial entry training U.S. Army Soldiers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 18-20, 2019.

July 17, 2019

Airmen, Soldiers: work together, learn together

A combination of patterned uniforms cut through the humid air as they climb about the frames and rotors lined up in one of the many hangars that make up the 128th Aviation Brigade. The constant drone of industrial fans fills the room while service members buzz around the floor, notebooks in hand and on their way to become masters of their airframe.

March 27, 2019

Refurbished aircraft provides operational training

The CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60M Blackhawks are advanced multi-purpose helicopters but with a different set of missions. However, one thing is consistent with both aircraft – the U.S. Army Soldiers that work on them. The 128th Aviation Brigade ensures that the Soldiers’ training is realistic, relevant, and rigorous, enabling them to make a positive impact at their first duty assignment. One of the ways the Soldiers are trained is with the various Chinook and the Blackhawk trainers.