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From Vietnam to Afghanistan – End of era for icon of Marine aviation

Completing 60 years of service, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, known as the ‘Ugly Angels,’ completed a memorial flight over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 9. The squadron was created in 1952 and holds the distinction of being the first Marine helicopter squadron to arrive in country during the Vietnam War and has completed its final flight as a CH-53D squadron in Afghanistan more than 40 years later.



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This work, From Vietnam to Afghanistan – End of era for icon of Marine aviation [Image 1 of 5], by Sgt Isaac Lamberth, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.09.2012

Date Posted:08.18.2012 01:49

Photo ID:647428

VIRIN:120816-M-VP013-338

Resolution:450x300

Size:18.23 KB

Location:AF

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