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Army personnel to train initial Afghan Black Hawk pilots

October 12, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
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Army service members will train the first Afghan Air Force pilots to fly their new Black Hawk helicopters, but the training will eventually be supported by contractors as well, according to the head of Army security assistance. Maj. Gen. Stephen Farmen, the chief of Army Security Assistance Command, said the mix of service personnel and contracting support for training the Afghan Air Force on the Black Hawks will depend on the level of forces the service can commit to that...

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