Captains Daniel Hall, left, and Vincent Franchino, who are Apache helicopter pilots, leaving the Cadet Chapel at West Point.CreditDanny Kim for The New York Times By Vincent M. Mallozzi Jan. 19, 2018 Apache helicopters — the kind of aerial weaponry immortalized in Hollywood tough-guy films such as “Rambo” and “Black Hawk Down” — are among the Army’s most revered killing machines, and those who fly them across enemy skies “have an attack mentality,” said Capt. Daniel Hall, a 30-year-old Apache helicopter pilot based at Fort Bliss, in Texas. “That attack mind-set is shared by the entire Apache community,” Captain Hall said. “It’s a real macho thing.” As he spoke, Captain Hall was flanked by Capt. Vincent Franchino, a 26-year-old fellow Apache pilot who is also stationed at Fort Bliss, where they are both a part of another community: the group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender soldiers who serve there. Image The couple first met when both were at West Point. Captain Franchino, left, was a plebe and Captain Hall a firstie. “It’s been a bit of a bumpy road for us,” said Captain Franchino, who married Captain Hall on Jan. 13 in the Cadet Chapel at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., where they are believed to be the first active-duty, same-sex couple to exchange vows at the legendary Army post.