Loading slings in the eye of a helo-storm
Spc. Christonio Hatten, a bridge crew member with the 502nd Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), from Fort Knox, Ky., prepares to hook a sling to attach a boat bay to a Chinook during a sling load training operation with Army Reserve Soldiers at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 31. Soldiers from various Army Reserve and active duty units trained together at River Assault, a bridging training exercise involving Army Engineers and other support elements to create a modular bridge on the water across the Arkansas River at Fort Chaffee, Ark. The entire training exercise lasted from July 28 to Aug. 4, 2015, involving one brigade headquarters, two battalions and 17 other units, to include bridging, sapper, mobility, construction and aviation companies. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)