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Recon descends from Huey at sea

A reconnaissance Marine with Battalion Landing Team 3/1 descends down a thick, plaited rope rigged to a UH-1Y Huey flown by pilots with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) onto USS Makin Island's flight deck here May 31.The landing team serves as the ground combat element with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit embarked the ship, as well as USS New Orleans and USS Pearl Harbor in San Diego Nov. 14, beginning a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific, Horn of Africa and Middle East regions.



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This work, Recon descends from Huey at sea [Image 3 of 3], by Sgt Chad Pulliam, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.31.2012

Date Posted:06.01.2012 00:15

Photo ID:591882

VIRIN:120531-M-FW664-042

Resolution:3744x5616

Size:1.32 MB

Location:PHILIPPINE SEA, AT SEAGlobe

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