The original OH-6 Cayuse helicopter proved its worth during the Vietnam War in the light helicopter role.
Medal of Honor Flyover
An AC-130U Spooky gunship, MC-130H Combat Talon II and two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Florida, fly over the Air Force Memorial, Aug. 24, 2018, in Arlington, Virginia. The flyover was performed during a ceremony honoring U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman, a Special Tactics combat controller, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary heroism during the Battle of Takur Ghar in March 2002, while deployed to Afghanistan. Chapman is the 19th Airman to receive the Medal of Honor and the first Airman to be recognized with the honor since the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Perry Aston)