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Air Cav. fuelers reach over 2 million gallons pumped

Pvt. Maurilio Renteria, from Boca Raton, Fla., an aircraft fuel handler in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division - Center, rounds up the fuel hose after refueling a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on the flight line Jan. 29. Renteria has helped the company pump more than 2.5 million gallons of fuel to Black Hawks and CH-47 Chinooks on the current deployment.



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This work, Air Cav. fuelers reach over 2 million gallons pumped [Image 1 of 2], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.29.2010

Date Posted:01.30.2010 20:49

Photo ID:246113

VIRIN:100130-A-#####-002

Resolution:1214x2100

Size:590.21 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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