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Army unit receives 24 Apache helicopters

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    An Apache helicopter took off from Pier 1 and headed for Wheeler Army Airfield in Wahiawa on Monday, one of 24 such Army aircraft that had arrived in the islands Friday.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Apache pilot Lt. Col. Aaron Martin spoke with Spc. Caleb Graham just before takeoff.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Maj. Jake Johnston, left, and 1st Lt. Adam Fulling looked over a 30 mm chain gun mounted under an Apache on Monday.

The evolving nature of the 25th Infantry Division on Oahu is being demonstrated with the arrival of 24 AH-64 Apache helicopters that are adding significant firepower in the air, while the ongoing departure of Stryker armored vehicles is removing some of it from the ground. Read more

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