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U.S. Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade take off in an AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter while conducting flight operations during exercise Allied Spirit at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Jan. 27, 2015. Exercise Allied Spirit includes more than 2,000 participants from Canada, Hungary, Netherlands, U.K. and the U.S. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Justin De Hoyos/Released)

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UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crews conduct a mission to move personnel through Salang Pass in Afghanistan, Jan. 15, 2014. The crews are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division’s 159th Combat Aviation Brigade and the 10th Mountain Division’s 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. The crews flew the Black Hawk at more than 15,000 feet above sea level as they traveled through the pass.