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The Marines and Sailors of Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct fast rope insertion training using CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 Reinforced. The training is to raise the proficiency of the Marines in the insertion technique. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Daniel Lopez, Squad Leader for 1st Platoon, Company G., BLT 2/1. Hometown: Sterling, Colo. Also available in high definition.


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This work, 31st MEU's "Helo" Company Practices Fast Rope Insertion, by Sgt Paul Robbins, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.27.2012

Date Posted:07.29.2012 6:36AM

Category:Package

Video ID:150440

VIRIN:120727-M-UY543-843

Filename:DOD_100453643

Length:00:00:56

Location:CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, JP

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