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Kiowa dedicated to fallen warrior

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The helicopter static display at Hunter Army Airfield now contains a OH-58D and this aircraft has been dedicated to Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Groves III who died when his Kiowa crashed near Kandahar, Afghanistan on Mar. 16, 2013.

Lt. Col. Philip H. Lamb, commander, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade addresses the crowd during the dedication ceremony where an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter joins a static display along with two other helicopters in front of the headquarters building on Hunter Army Airfield March 13. The display was dedicated to a fallen pilot Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Groves III. (Photo by Sgt. William Begley, 3rd CAB Public Affairs)

Lt. Col. Philip H. Lamb, commander, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade addresses the crowd during the dedication ceremony where an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter joins a static display along with two other helicopters in front of the headquarters building on Hunter Army Airfield March 13. The display was dedicated to a fallen pilot Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Groves III. (Photo by Sgt. William Begley, 3rd CAB Public Affairs)