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Tech. Sgt. Christopher Pipkin, an Air Force Global Strike Command Detachment 7 special mission aviator, prepares for another hoist operation in an MH-139A Grey Wolf April 26 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The aircraft successfully completed its first live hoist test lifting SMA’s via the massive forest penetrator and the rescue strop. The 413th Flight Test Squadron and the Air Force Global Strike Command Det. 7 worked together to reach another milestone for the Air Force’s newest helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)
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