• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-05-08
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Guiding the UH-1N Iroquois via the pilot, scanner First Lieutenant Matt Cotreras, USAF, 37th Helicopter Flight, 90th Space Wing, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, calls the movements as they drop, right on target, a bucket of water, spilling some of the contents. The goal is to guide a bucket of water dangling from the helicopter through the obstacles on the co... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Guiding the UH-1N Iroquois via the pilot, scanner First Lieutenant Matt Cotreras, USAF, 37th Helicopter Flight, 90th Space Wing, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, calls the movements as they drop, right on target, a bucket of water, spilling some of the contents. The goal is to guide a bucket of water dangling from the helicopter through the obstacles on the course without spilling the contents. The Helicopter Hover Competition course is flown with a crew of three, pilot and copilot with a flight engineer, or additional pilot as a scanner. Both pilot and copilot fly the entire course and the scores awarded are averaged to determine the team score. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE, the world's premier space and missile competition, is a four-day event hosted annually at Vandenberg AFB, CA "to recognize the best and demonstrate the commands warfighting skills. GUARDIAN CHALLENGE creates competition-tough crews; improves readiness and combat capabilities through preparation, innovation and sharing; enhances esprit de corps and strengthens teamwork across all mission areas in the command." Subject Operation/Series: GUARDIAN CHALLENGE Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: AFSPC Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Robert Hargreaves Jr, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted