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MRAP MET

Staff Sgt. John McElwain, station training staff non-commissioned officer, lowers the side platform for the new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Egress Trainer, which was placed aboard the Air Station Sept. 8. The 10 seat, 33,000 pound trainer simulates a 360 degree rollover, which helps prepare service members for deployment.



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This work, MRAP MET [Image 1 of 8], by Sgt Gina C. Rindt, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.07.2011

Date Posted:09.22.2011 10:08

Photo ID:460714

VIRIN:110907-M-#####-129

Resolution:1500x1000

Size:245.38 KB

Location:BEAUFORT, SC, USGlobe

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