John Wark has had an unusual view of his home state of Colorado. He's a freelance photojournalist who pilots his own plane above the landscape, making pictures of flames and floods, farms and cities as he goes.
Pilots and crewmembers of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, go into the thick smoke to release water onto the Black Forest Fire June 12, 2013.
Credit Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault / 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division