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Operation Santa successfully carried out in Southern Afghanistan

Sgt. Shannon Flaherty (left) and Sgt. Josh Newman (right), mount a .50 cal heavy machine gun to the rear of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter before takeoff Christmas morning during Operation Santa. HMH-466, part of the air combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Afghanistan, supported the battalion commanders of 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment (Reinforced), and Combat Logistics Battalion 3, the ground and logistics combat elements of SPMAGTF-A, as they conducted Operation Santa early Christmas morning, delivering mail, food and gifts to all their Marines and sailors in Southern Afghanistan.



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This work, Operation Santa successfully carried out in Southern Afghanistan [Image 5 of 9], by LCpl Brian Jones, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.25.2008

Date Posted:12.27.2008 01:08

Photo ID:138530

VIRIN:081227-M-#####-005

Resolution:4368x2912

Size:1.19 MB

Location:CAMP BASTION, AFGlobe

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