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Gilligan's Island (in Iraq)

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Chief Warrant Officer Tom Boise, an OH-58 pilot standsby in his Kiowa helicopter as Sgt. William Grigsby reloads the bird with a 17 pound rocket. Both Soldiers are in 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment from Fort Lewis, Wash.  Date Taken: April 6th, 2008  Location: Mosul, IQ.  Photographer: Spc. John Crosby, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.


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An OH-58 Kiowa helicopter flies over the Tigris River flowing through Mosul, Iraq, April 6. The Kiowas of 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment from Fort Lewis, Wash., fly patrols over Ninewa province, providing ground troops with extra security and a view of the battlefield from the sky. Date Taken: April 6th, 2008. Location: Mosul, IQ.  Photographer: Spc. John Crosby, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.


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Chief Warrant Officer Tom Boise flies his OH-58 Kiowa helicopter over Mosul, Iraq, April 6. Boise, a pilot of 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment from Fort Lewis, Wash., provides security and an eye from the sky for ground troops conducting operations in the Mosul and Ninewa province area.  Date Taken: April 6th, 2008. Location: Mosul, IQ.  Photographer: Spc. John Crosby, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.


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An OH-58 Kiowa helicopter fires a 17 pound rocket over the city of Mosul, Iraq, April 6. The rocket was fired into a test fire pit, ensuring the bird’s weapons systems are functional before moving out into the Mosul area to provide security for ground troops.  Date Taken: April 6th, 2008.  Location: Mosul, IQ.  Photographer: Spc. John Crosby, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.


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A 17 pound rocket is fired from an OH-58 Kiowa helicopter at a small island on the Tigris River running through Mosul, Iraq, April 6. The small island dubbed Gilligan's island, is used by helicopter pilots as a test fire pit before executing patrols over Ninewah province. Date Taken: April 6th, 2008. Location: Mosul, IQ.  Photographer: Spc. John Crosby, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

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