The recently retired OH-58 Kiowa Warrior doesn’t look like much. It’s small, quiet, and, technically, it’s a reconnaissance helicopter. From a distance, it could be confused for a local news chopper or a toy helicopter in “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” But to many of those who’ve served on the line in Iraq or Afghanistan over the years, the Kiowa looks like something else: a bad day for the enemy.
‘Danger Close’ Focuses On The Kiowa’s Crucial Role In Iraq And Afghanistan |Task&Purpose
As an Army pilot, Amber Smith flew an OH-58 Kiowa in some of the deadliest sectors of Iraq and Afghanistan. Now she’s written an epic memoir about her experiences.