11th CAB honors fallen heroes of Extortion 17 while mobilized
Visual graphic made with Adobe Illustrator of the 11th anniversary remembering the fallen U.S. service members of Extortion 17, August 5, 2022. Extortion 17 was the callsign of the CH-47D Chinook helicopter that crashed after being struck by a rocket propelled grenade on August 6, 2011, killing all 30 U.S. service members inside the aircraft, including a pilot and flight crew with 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion). The fallen 7-158th GSAB Soldiers are U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Nichols of Hays, Kansas, U.S. Army Sgt. Alexander Bennett of Tacoma, Washington, and U.S. Army Spc. Spencer Duncan of Olathe, Kansas. (U.S. Army graphic by Spc. Zachary Danaher)

Photo by: Spc. Zachary Danaher |  VIRIN: 220805-A-TF069-1001.JPG