Tagged: gunner

B-52

B-52 STRIKE ON IRAQ

January 16, 1991; 1900 Hours: “We’re going!” That simple announcement from “Moondog,” our radar navigator, triggered a flurry of activity. We were going to war with Iraq. Jamming last-minute gear into our helmet bags...

hover-hole

Scrambled Eggs–Vietnam-Style

By Maj. Tony Geishauser (USA-Ret.) It started as just another routine day at the office. Of course, my office happened to be the cockpit of a U.S. Army UH-1 “Huey” helicopter flying over Vietnam....

range2_hnf_130

WTI 1-14

It started with a Staff Sergeant from the Meteorological Department giving the weather update to the group of Huey pilots. Wind Direction, Temperatures throughout the day, the angle of the Sun, and it was...