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1st MAW aircraft carry cargo through elements

The forward area refueling point established by 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Camp Jinmachi airfield supports relief operations Operation Tomodachi, allowing KC-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft and other smaller aircraft to refuel closer to the areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami, March 19.



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This work, 1st MAW aircraft carry cargo through elements [Image 1 of 4], by Sgt Brandon Saunders, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.19.2011

Date Posted:03.23.2011 07:54

Photo ID:380892

VIRIN:110323-M-#####-003

Resolution:4368x2064

Size:738.3 KB

Location:YAMAGATA, OKINAWA, JP

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