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Nevada Army Guard Black Hawk UH-60A No. 7923305 begins one if its final missions during 1/168th Aviation's July drill. After more than 35 years of completing countless transportation, evacuation and fire suppression missions over the course of 5,466 flying hours, it will enter the Army Black Hawk Exchange and Sales Transaction program in August.

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Venerable old ‘Hawk’ prepares for retirement

STEAD, Nev. — Mirroring the path of many soldiers who began their careers in the 1980s, the Nevada Army Guard’s oldest Black Hawk helicopters is set to retire from the military and transition to civilian life by the end of August.

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