8-229th AHB conducts air assault with 101st Airborne
Two UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopters from 8-229th Assault Helicopter Battalion (AHB) conduct air assault operations with soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division Dec. 8 over Fort Knox, Ky. 8-229th AHB is a direct reporting unit to the 11th Theater Aviation Command. The 11th Theater Aviation Command (TAC) is the only aviation command in the U.S. Army Reserve. The 11th TAC has two missions, functioning as both a warfighting headquarters and as a functional command. As warfighting command, the 11th TAC provides command & control, staff planning, and supervision for two aviation brigades and one air traffic service battalion. As a functional command the 11th TAC provides command and control for all U.S. Army Reserve Aviation. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Tom Bauer)