Safety, teamwork aid in FARP success

03/22/2011 – The FARP personnel provide the aircraft with what it needs to ensure mission success.

Credit, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs, 3/4/11

  • In the first photo, Sgt. Michael Skipper (left), an armament soldier for the forward ammunition and refueling point here, shows the pilot that the aircraft has been ungrounded and everyone is clear from the aircraft.
  • The second photo shows Sgt. Courtney Sykes (left), the section chief and shift leader for the forward ammunition and refueling point here, rearming the aircraft by placing a rocket in its pod, as Pfc. Eric Kee, an OH-58D Kiowa armament, electrical and avionics system repairer, ensures safety and proper installation.
  • The third photo shows Pfc. Eric Kee, an OH-58D Kiowa armament, electrical and avionics system repairer for the forward ammunition and refueling point here, rearming the aircraft by placing a rocket in its pod.

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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