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Fly by: Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken

Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez is a CH-53E helicopter mechanic with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366.

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Highlighting Cherry Point's warriors.

Q: What’s your job?

A: Myself and the other mechanics maintain the squadron’s CH-53Es to ensure they are always ready to fly.

Q: What’s your favorite aspect of your job?

A: My favorite part is to know there are not many people who can say they work on helicopters for a living.

Q: What’s the most challenging part?

A: It can be tough to keep up with the constantly changing flight schedules.

Q: How does your job support the mission of 2nd MAW?

A: We’re taking care of the aircraft in regards to everything on the ground, so pilots can carry out their missions and flights.

Q: How does your job differ from garrison to the field?

A: In the field, the environment can be much more stressful and the flight schedule can be even more hectic.


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This work, Fly by: Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez, by Sgt Tyler J. Bolken, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.08.2010

Date Posted:12.17.2010 09:50

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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