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2D MAW Photos

Mar 7, 2016

Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 walk away from a KC-130J Super Hercules at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016. The Marines deployed to Africa and Spain, where they assisted the Personnel Recovery Task Force by working hand-in-hand with other United States military branches. The mission focused on the skills and abilities of service members to successfully reintegrate and recover isolated personnel. VMGR-252 strives to provide assault transport of personnel, equipment and supplies; additionally they provide aerial refueling services to fixed and rotary wing aircraft. On Jan. 13, VMGR-252 welcomed home another detachment, who remained in Moron, Spain. In total, the detachment’s Marines moved over 2,900 passengers, 778,000 pounds of cargo and delivered 845,000 pounds of fuel to receiver aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Unique Roberts/ Released)

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