29 Helicopters From Fort Riley To Train In Colorado

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) – An Army post in Kansas is sending 29 helicopters and nearly 300 soldiers to Colorado’s Fort Carson for high-altitude aviation training.

Soldiers and aircraft from the 1st Infantry Division’s 1st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Riley, Kan., will train at Fort Carson and in the mountains west of the post from Nov. 26 through Dec. 14.

The helicopters include Kiowas, Apaches and Black Hawks.

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