Blackhawks to appear in Beaufort skies

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 17, 2014 

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FILE: A special warfare combatant-craft crewman assigned to Special Boat Team 22 climbs a ladder to an Army MH-60 Blackhawk helicopter assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment during a cast and recovery exercise along the Pearl River.

ENSIGN ROBYN GERSTENSLAGER — Defense Video and Information Distribution Service

The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment is scheduled to conduct helicopter training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Residents of the Beaufort, Bluffton and Hilton Head Island areas could see and hear MH-60 Blackhawk helicopters performing landings and takeoffs at designated locations near their communities, according to a news release.

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