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Image: AH-64 Apache helicopter is unloaded for Exercise Northern Edge 98.

U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter

Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, 6 February 1998 — A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter is winched down the ramp of a National Guard C-5 Galaxy at Eielson Air Force Base, in preparation for Exercise Northern Edge 98. More than 90,000 soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen Coast Guardsmen and National Guardsmen are participating in the exercise. Northern Edge 98 is designed to practice joint operational techniques and procedures, increasing interoperability between the services. The Apache is attached to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. The Galaxy is deployed from Kelly Air Force Base, Texas.

DOD photo by Senior Airman Michael D. Morford, U.S. Air Force.

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