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Tag: 1st helicopter squadron

Wings of tomorrow: Inspiring young minds toward Air Force careers
February 26, 2024
A man stands in front of a room speaking to a row of high school students.

316th Operations Group changes command
July 22, 2023
Two men in dress uniforms hold a flag.

Washington Commanders get first-hand experience with 1st Helicopter Squadron
May 12, 2023
Two men take pictures with their phones while flying in a helicopter.

Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders tour 316th Wing
April 12, 2022
Col. Tyler Schaff, 316th Wing and Joint Base Andrews installation commander, 316th Wing senior leaders, and Joint Base Andrews honorary commanders pose in front of a 1st Helicopter Squadron UH-1N Huey Helicopter during the Honorary Commanders Program quarterly visit at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 4, 2022.

UVA ROTC cadets take flight
August 31, 2021
The University of Virginia's Det. 890 ROTC cadets board a helicopter flown by two 1st Helicopter Squadron pilots.

1 HS celebrates 50th anniversary at gala event
December 12, 2019
Guests mingle during the 1st Helicopter Squadron's 50th anniversary gala at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 6, 2019.

UH-1N Precautionary Landing in Suitland, Md.
July 21, 2017

Amidst accident aftermath: 1st HS executes F-16 pilot evacuation
April 15, 2017
An UH-1N Iroquois lands at Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 13, 2017. The helicopters belong to the 1st Helicopter Squadron, which performed a medical evacuation of a downed pilot during the F-16 Fighting Falcon crash incident April 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter)

Mission controllers keep 1st HS flying
December 19, 2016
Tech Sgt. Jake Wireman, 1st Helicopter Squadron NCO in charge of console operations, and Tech. Sgt. Angeline Mahoney, 1st HS support flight chief and mission controller, relay information to the UH-1N Iroquois aircrews at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 7, 2016. Wireman and Mahoney are part of a team of nine Airmen that comprises the 1st HS mission control, following flights and relaying critical information to aircrews to complete their mission. The team was awarded the 2015 Small Unit Command Post of the Year based on excellence in mission accomplishment, performance and recognition of command post controllers, and training recognition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer)

Submerged training
November 1, 2016
Lt. Col. Dave Fink, 1st Helicopter Squadron pilot, sits upside down during Helicopter Emergency Egress Device Training at Prince George’s Community College’s Robert I. Bickford Natatorium in Largo, Md., Oct. 28, 2016. The training, specific to helicopter aircrews, teaches the proper way to evacuate a helicopter if it goes down over a body of water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Blessing the heli
September 7, 2016
Capt. Sarah Morris, 11th Wing chaplain, blesses a UH-1N Huey on the flightline at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 31, 2016. Chaplains bless aircraft with hopes to keep Airmen and aircraft safe through their time in service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)