XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS HISTORY OFFICE PHOTOGRAPHS

Gallery #9

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The following photographs and information for the accompanying citations were provided to CMH by the XVIII Airborne Corps History Office. The photographs were taken by the office's historians and its attached 116th 130th, and 317th Military History Detachments (MHDs). They are representative of the types of photographic products generated during combat and contingency operations as historical evidence by the Army's historical program. Please do not send requests for changes to CMH, except to report an obvious typo or major mistake.


101st Airborne Division 30-point Rapid Refuel Point (RRP) at LT 96885114. 101st Airborne Division 30-point Rapid Refuel Point (RRP) at LT 96885114, photographs taken from UH-1H Iroquois belonging to the 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation (18th Aviation Brigade), 4 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-147-23.
101st Airborne Division RRP. 101st Airborne Division RRP, photographs taken from UH-1H Iroquois belonging to the 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation (18th Aviation Brigade), 4 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-147-34.
70th Ordnance Battalion (and 638th Ordnance Company) Ammunition Supply Point (ASP) north of MSR DODGE. 70th Ordnance Battalion (and 638th Ordnance Company) Ammunition Supply Point (ASP) north of MSR DODGE, Southeast of Rafha, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, along Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road that served as Main Supply Route (MSR) DODGE, photographs taken from UH-1H Iroquois belonging to the 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation (18th Aviation Brigade), 4 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-140-01.
UH-60A Blackhawk being refueled. UH-60A Blackhawk being refueled at the 101st Airborne Division Rapid Refuel Point (RRP), which was capable of servicing twenty helicopters simultaneously. The RRP was located at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha). 7 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-159-10.
UH-60A Blackhawk air ambulance from 508th Medical Detachment being refueled.

UH-60A Blackhawk air ambulance being refueled at the 101st Airborne Division Rapid Refuel Point (RRP), which was capable of servicing twenty helicopters simultaneously. The RRP was located at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha). 7 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-159-12.

Two UH-60A air ambulances from 508th Medical Detachment being refueled

A UH-60A and UH-60A air ambulance being refueled at the 101st Airborne Division Rapid Refuel Point (RRP), which was capable of servicing twenty helicopters simultaneously. The RRP was located at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha). 7 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-159-13.

Fuel handling personnel moving fuel lines.

Fuel handling personnel moving fuel lines, 101st Airborne Division Rapid Refuel Point (RRP), which was capable of servicing twenty helicopters simultaneously. The RRP was located at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha). 7 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-159-23.

4,000- and 6,000-pound rough terrain forklifts in operaton. 4,000- and 6,000-pound rough terrain forklifts in operaton, Forward Landing Strip (FLS) at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 8 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-162-10.
4,000- and 6,000-pound rough terrain forklifts in operaton. 4,000- and 6,000-pound rough terrain forklifts in operaton, Forward Landing Strip (FLS) at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 8 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-162-14.
6,000-pound rough terrain forklift moving supplies. 6,000-pound rough terrain forklift moving supplies, Forward Landing Strip (FLS) at Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 8 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-162-27. ograph by PFC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-017-14.
M-978 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) tankers with UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopters parked on desert floor in the backround. M-978 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) tankers with UH-1H Iroquois ("Huey") helicopters parked on desert floor in the backround, 18th Aviation Brigade operations, Vicinity of Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 11 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-169-05.
M-978 HEMTT tankers and CH-47Ds. M-978 HEMTT tankers and CH-47Ds, 18th Aviation Brigade operations, Vicinity of Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 11 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-169-21.
Fuel handling personnel and M-978 tanker. Fuel handling personnel and M-978 tanker, 18th Aviation Brigade operations, Vicinity of Logistical Base CHARLIE, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia (southeast of Rafha), 11 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SGT Randall M. Yackiel, DS-F-170-10.

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