Campus lawn turns landing zone for massive military transport

A CH-47F Chinook helicopter made two landings on the Madigan Library lawn Friday, picking up Penn College’s Army ROTC cadets – and other members of the Lock Haven University-based Bald Eagle Battalion – for a field training exercise in Tioga County. The twin-engine, tandem-rotor ‘copter attracted a curious multigenerational crowd, which was afforded the rare opportunity to talk with cadets and peek inside the cavernous transport craft. WNEP’s Kristina Papa prepared a segment that aired that evening, and the college’s Public Relations & Marketing office produced a video from the visit.

– Photos by Larry D. Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer;
and Joseph S. Yoder, associate vice president for public relations and marketing

 

 

 

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