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    WestPac 16-2: Fast-Rope Training [Image 90 of 863]

    WestPac 16-2: Fast-Rope Training

    USPACOM, AT SEA

    11.07.2016

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Devan Gowans 

    U.S. Navy           

    USS MAKIN ISLAND, At Sea (November 8, 2016) – A Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, performs a lock-out maneuver on a fast-rope during helicopter rope suspension technique (HRST) training conducted aboard the USS Makin Island (LHD 8), while afloat in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 8, 2016. The lock-out maneuver is a technique used to suspend the Marine’s motion down the rope in the event the aircraft has to execute evasive maneuvers. The 11th MEU, part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (US Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan K. Gowans/Released)

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    Date Taken: 11.07.2016
    Date Posted: 11.29.2016 00:17
    Photo ID: 3016625
    VIRIN: 161107-M-GM943-141
    Resolution: 2560x3840
    Size: 6.25 MB
    Location: USPACOM, AT SEA

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