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Marine Corps’ heavy lifter hones hauling skills

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, conduct external heavy-lift training, employing the lift capability of the CH-53E Super Stallion March 20 near Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. The super stallion is the largest helicopter in the American military arsenal and is capable of hauling up to 32,000 pounds.



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This work, Marine Corps’ heavy lifter hones hauling skills [Image 4 of 8], by Cpl S.T. Stewart, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.20.2012

Date Posted:03.29.2012 13:18

Photo ID:550711

VIRIN:120320-M-EG384-585

Resolution:2544x1696

Size:1.74 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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