Renegades train at Disney

Photo Essay by Spc. Tom Harrington, Bravo Co. 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative

NOTE: Each week kentuckyguard.com publishes stories by or about Kentucky National Guard unit public affairs historian representatives, also known as UPAHRs. This is an additional duty taken on by a Soldier or Airmen with the intent of telling their unit’s story. This is one such story ….

HAROLD L. DISNEY TRAINING CENTER, ARTEMUS, Ky. — No, it wasn’t Disney World, but the locale did provide some unique opportunities for Kentucky Guard Aviators to get some great hands-on training…

Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment, also known as “The Renegades” conducted their annual training at the Harold L. Disney Training Center in Artemus, Ky July 7-21, 2012.

To see all the photos from the unit’s annual training, please click HERE.

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Chief Warrant Officer Three Rick Kimberlin and Sgt. 1st Class Matt Singer from Bravo Company 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment work with Sgt. 1st Class Tim Roark from 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry in air assault operations during B Company’s annual training in July 2012 (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

Bravo Company partnered with the 1st Battalion 149th Infantry during the training and you can read about that story HERE.

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Sgt. Jeremy Knight, Bravo Co. 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment, conducts Aviation Life Support Equipment Training at Frankfort’s Juniper Hills pool during the unit’s annual training in July 2012 (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

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Members of Bravo Co. 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment work with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation in Slingload Operations during both unit’s annual training at Harold L. Disney Training Center in Artemus, Ky. July 2012 (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

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1st Sgt. Brian Hedden of Bravo Co. 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment instructs a member of 1st Battalion 149th Infantry on how to properly rig a HUMVEE for a slingload during the unit’s annual training at Harold L. Disney Training Center in Artemus, Ky. July 2012 (photo by Spc. Tom Harrington, B Co 2-147 Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative).

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