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2D MAW Photos

Jul 27, 2016

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 prepare to assist Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command during a fast rope and rappelling training exercise on Landing Zone Parrot at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 20, 2016. The exercise was a part of a two weeklong Helicopter Insertion and Extraction Techniques Course. The CH-53 provided for the training evolution was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mackenzie Gibson/Released)

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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing