A OH-58D Kiowa Warrior returns from a reconnaissance mission at FOB Fenty. The Kiowa Warrior is a scout helicopter that is primarily operated in an armed reconnaissance role in support of ground troops. (Courtesy photo, 1 JUN 2014.)
Two OH-58 Kiowa helicopters with Task Force Attack, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, take off from Forward Operating Base Fenty on a reconnaissance mission. The Kiowa is vital to reconnaissance and intelligence gathering missions throughout Afghanistan.
An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior from B Troop, 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Tigershark, departs Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, to conduct a security and reconnaissance mission.
U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Bobby Guffy, assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., stands next to his OH-58D Kiowa Warrior armed reconnaissance helicopter on the Joint Readiness Training Center range at Fort Polk, La. during JRTC rotation 13-09. The aircraft was conducting armed scout and attack missions on Fort Polk in support of the 82nd Airborne Division.
(Photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres, 19 AUG 2013.)
An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter with Task Force Saber, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, flies past the setting sun outside Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. The helicopter was participating in partnered fire aerial-ground integration training between the 82nd Airborne Division and the 7th Iraqi Army Division.