24 Apache Choppers To Nest At Ft. Wainwright

The first U.S. Army apache helicopters to be based in Alaska are scheduled to arrive at Fort Wainwright this week. They’re part of a new unit that will include 24 helicopters and 400 soldiers.

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An Army AH-64 Apache Helicopter flies over U.S. Army Soldiers from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division while conducting mission rehearsals during Decisive Action Rotation 15-02 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif., on Nov. 17, 2014. The Decisive Action training environment was developed in order to create a common training scenario for use throughout the Army. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Charles Probst/Released)
An Army AH-64 Apache Helicopter flies over U.S. Army Soldiers from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Charles Probst/Released, via Wikimedia Commons)