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Here’s Why Army Helicopters Have Native American Names

March 2, 2020

From the DOD Live website

The mission of the Black Hawk is to provide air assault, general support, aeromedical evacuation, command and control, and special operations support to combat, stability and support operations. The UH-60 also is the Army’s utility tactical transport helicopter

You may have noticed there’s a pattern in U.S. Army helicopter names – Apache, Black Hawk, Chinook and others. These crucial aircraft are all named after Native American tribes or figures.

But have you ever wondered why?

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