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Fort Riley helicopters train in Colo. mountains

Published On: Nov 26 2012 08:21:48 AM CST
FORT CARSON, Colo. -

Helicopter pilots from Fort Riley, Kan. are using Colorado's mountains to prepare for conditions in Afghanistan.
    
Nearly 300 Soldiers and aircraft from the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Combat Aviation Brigade will be training at Fort Carson and in the mountains west of the post from Monday through Dec. 14.
    
The helicopters include Kiowas, Apaches and Blackhawks.

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