Capt. Robert Weakland scouts the Essayons
Capt. Robert Weakland pilots a Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter May 29 while scouting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge, the Essayons, while it worked in the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel during the summer. Weakland and Maj. Eric Marcellus are both civil engineers for the Alaska District and serve as aviators in the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment.