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Blue Knights assist narcotics fight

Staff Sgt. Michael Allen, a crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365, watches the propellers turn on an MV-22B Osprey to ensure the aircraft is ready for takeoff aboard Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, May 14. Two Ospreys from the squadron transported Marines from 1st Reconnaissance Battalion as they conducted counternarcotics operations along with Afghan National Security Forces in northern Nimroz province.



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This work, Blue Knights assist narcotics fight [Image 10 of 10], by Sgt Isaac Lamberth, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.14.2012

Date Posted:05.20.2012 07:04

Photo ID:583974

VIRIN:120514-M-VP013-001

Resolution:4080x2720

Size:1.29 MB

Location:NIMROZ PROVINCE, AF

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