AS REAL AS IT GETS
The U.S. Army’s National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., provided an incredibly accurate simulation of the Afghan military experience for almost 5,000 Canadian Forces troops.
THE STARS ALIGN
The unique story of how a small community can run an air ambulance service with two twin-engine helicopters — each flown with two pilots.
LIGHT DUTY WARRIOR
A little more than two years into its service life, we check in on how the UH -72A Lakota is fitting in to its non-combat role with a variety of U.S. Army and National Guard units.
RIDING THE BIG WAVE
The Advanced Helicopter Rescue School provides some of the most challenging SAR training U.S. Coast Guard crews will ever go through.
Although small compared to other regional parapublic divisions, Kern Count y Fire Department’s air operations unit protects one of the largest geographic areas in the continental U.S.
COLLABORATION IN A CRISIS
A bad call that got worse provides an illustration of the importance of crew communication and teamwork during an emergency.