AIR ASSAULT!

Photos by Matthew Moeller and Michelle Eberhart/PAO

June 13th, 2019 | News, News and Features

Cadets and Soldiers partake in Air Assault School I, first of three sessions, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point May 21-June 6. Dozens of cadets and Soldiers participated in the grueling two-week course to attempt to earn the coveted Air Assault badge. U.S. Military Academy cadets maneuver down a rappel tower as part of Air Assault training. U.S. Military Academy cadets rappel out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during Air Assault training. Instructors from The Sabalauski Air Assault School from Fort Campbell, Ky., provide the guidance to earn the coveted Air Assault wings.