Aerial Cavalrymen of 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), fly all 30 of the squadrons’ Observational Helicopter-58D Kiowa Warriors in formation over Fort Drum, N.Y. and surrounding areas. After more than 20 years at the installation, the OH-58D will be retired after a final flight July 28, 2015, as a part of the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative, which will replace the Kiowa Warriors with a combination of Attack-Helicopter 64 Apaches and unmanned aerial vehicles.
(Army Photo by Spc. Osama Ayyad, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Public Affairs Office), 27 JUL 2015.)
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters stand in the snow awaiting transport at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 3, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)
Pilots of the 1st Squadron; 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade fly OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopters over Fayetteville and Fort Bragg in preparation for the final flight of the legendary aircraft which will take place at Simmons Army Airfield April 15. (U.S. Army Photo)
An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division takes off on a mission from Forward Operation Base MacKenzie, Iraq. It is armed with an AGM-114 Hellfire and 7 Hydra 70 rockets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shane Cuomo)