Helicopter Veteran

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Air Force Reservists from the 943rd Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. visited with Mr. Kim Gillett, U.S. Army veteran, in his hospital room at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2009 during the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Celebration. They shared a common bond as the Rescue Group uses HH-60 helicopters to conduct combat search and rescue made by Sikorski and Mr. Gillet worked as an engineer on the Sikorski, Piasecki, and other helicopters. He shared his experiences working with the helicopters and the characters he met along the way in the early days of helicopter aviation. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Ruby Zarzyczny)

PHOTO BY: Zarzyczny
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