July 18, 2017
Photo by Christoph Koppers
Training Support Activity Europe
A U.S. AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter, assigned to the 1st Battalion (Attack), 3rd Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, provides close air support during Exercise White Lightning III at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 18, 2017. Exercise White Lightning III is tailored for Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from various NATO countries to hone their skills for critical scenarios such as close air support with friendly units nearby.