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Warhorses beat hooves to Colorado Springs for mock deployment training

Lance Cpl. Amanda Martinez, right, a San Antonio, native and Lance Cpl. Ivan Neto, left, a Rio de Janeiro, native, both flight line mechanics with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 “Warhorses”, perform maintenance on a CH-53E Super Stallion scheduled to fly during a deployment for training to Colorado Springs the following day aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Aug. 20. Martinez stayed behind to help the squadron with maintenance on its other aircraft while Neto deployed with the other Marines for the exercise.



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This work, Warhorses beat hooves to Colorado Springs for mock deployment training [Image 4 of 5], by LCpl Christopher Johns, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.20.2013

Date Posted:08.23.2013 15:57

Photo ID:1001823

VIRIN:130820-M-OB827-020

Resolution:3472x5152

Size:7.1 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BR

Hometown:SAN ANTONIO, TX, US

Hometown:SAN DIEGO, CA, US

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