Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Rotary Wing Aviation: A Tale of Two Services, The U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army

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Rotary Wing Aviation: A Tale of Two Services, The U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army

November 27, 2012 | 3:00 pm

About the Event

Our guest speakers, both aviation officers studying at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, will address the history and effect of rotary wing aviation on the Army and Marine Corps. They will discuss how helicopters and tilt-rotors have changed warfighting, what the services learned by studying the Russian experience in Afghanistan, how those lessons changed doctrine in US rotary wing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the uses of rotorcraft in conventional and counterinsurgency (COIN) operations.


Venue

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center

1220 American Blvd.
West Chester . PA. US. 19380


Registration

Members of the public may attend this lecture by purchasing admission to the Museum, which will remain open after the program.

West Chester University students and faculty admitted free, with student ID.


Speakers

Col. Mark E. Black

Col. Mark E. Black

Lt. Col. Warren J. Curry

Lt. Col. Warren J. Curry