Activities of the 3/17 Air Cavalry

Silent film footage brought to our attention by fellow Silver Spur, MG Dennis Kenneally found in the National Archives:


Source: National Archives and Records Administration

ARC Identifier 33957 / Local Identifier 111-LC-56185 1970

Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 – 05/15/1984). Summary: VS, soldiers repair AH-1Gs and UH-1D helicopters. CU, sign on AH-1G. VS, soldier installs mini-gun on AH-1G. VS, flight of UH-1D landing. an, helicopters on ground. MS, soldier refuels OH-6A Cayuse [OH-58A Kiowa] helicopter. VS, OH-6A [OH-58A] takes off. VS, soldiers refuel UH-1D. AVs, countryside. Air to air, UH-1D in flight. LS, OH-6A [OH-58A]  and AH-1G in flight. VS, soldiers and civilians distribute toothbrushes to children in front of school. Int, girl explains dental care to children. Air to air, UH-1D in flight. VS, troops on patrol in jungle. They check hootches. VS, troops board M-151 jeeps. VS, soldiers at mail call.

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DVD Copied by John T. Williams

Identifier gov.archives.arc.33957


About Roger Young

Roger "Bear" Young served with the Silver Spurs as a Scout crew chief and Line Chief from Dec '69 through Nov '70. Upon his return to the "world" he served at Hunter AAF as a Cobra Periodic Inspection team leader. He founded the Spur website in Sept 1997.
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