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Corporal Joseph E. Lechnar, squad leader and helicopter rope suspension techniques master, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, from Joliet, Ill.,discusses fast roping during training at Camp Pendleton, Oct. 9, 2013. Fast roping is a technique that troops use to enter an area from a helicopter by descending from a rope. It enables Marines to quickly reach an area without landing an aircraft. The battalion is schedule to deploy next spring with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa, Japan. Available in high definition.


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This work, Fast roping prepares Marines for rapid ship-to-shore deployment (Interview - Lechnar), by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.21.2013

Date Posted:10.21.2013 8:44PM

Category:Interviews

Video ID:304392

VIRIN:131021-M-XZ121-001

Filename:DOD_100935593

Length:00:05:48

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:JOLIET, IL, US

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