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Sunday skydive: Wing Marines send MARSOC soaring into Midwest

Marines with 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, take a break before boarding a KC-130J Hercules to parachute into Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Indiana Sept. 30. The Hercules from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 transported the Marines to Indiana to conduct urban environment training for two weeks.



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This work, Sunday skydive: Wing Marines send MARSOC soaring into Midwest [Image 6 of 8], by Sgt Tyler J. Bolken, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.30.2012

Date Posted:10.10.2012 15:03

Photo ID:702184

VIRIN:120930-M-XK427-008

Resolution:5172x3448

Size:3.61 MB

Location:HAVELOCK, NC, USGlobe

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