alaska aviation task force

Members of the climbing team unload gear from a U.S. Army Alaska Aviation Task Force CH-47 Chinook helicopter on Kahiltna Glacier May 20. The team of eight Soldiers and one Army civilian from Fort Wainwright were transported by B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment to the National Park Service base camp on the glacier to begin their attempt to climb Mount McKinley, North America’s tallest peak. The team members are representatives of U.S. Army Alaska’s Northern Warfare Training Center and the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. (Army photo/John Pennell)