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Red Dragons prepare to say goodbye to Sea Knight

Lance Cpl. Anthony Drury, a CH-46E Sea Knight crew chief with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 and a St. Louis native, looks over a CH-46E Sea Knight during a daily flight inspection aboard Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif., Sept. 11. The transition into a Marine medium tiltrotor squadron includes sending Marines back to military occupation school to learn about the MV-22B Osprey.



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This work, Red Dragons prepare to say goodbye to Sea Knight [Image 13 of 13], by Cpl Raquel Barraza, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.11.2013

Date Posted:09.26.2013 14:00

Photo ID:1026303

VIRIN:130911-M-RB277-049

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:1.32 MB

Location:MOFFETT FIELD, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:ST. LOUIS, MO, US

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