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    BLT 2/4 Marines fast rope aboard USS America [Image 7 of 12]

    BLT 2/4 Marines fast rope aboard USS America



    Photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck 

    31st Marine Expeditionary Unit       

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 23, 2020) A Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fast ropes out of an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). The fast rope sustainment training was done in preparation to execute specialized insertion methods in support of upcoming operations. America, flagship of Expeditionary Strike Group 7, along with the 31st MEU team, is operating in the 7th fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck)



    Date Taken: 09.23.2020
    Date Posted: 09.27.2020 23:23
    Photo ID: 6371489
    VIRIN: 200923-M-WH885-1168
    Resolution: 1551x2326
    Size: 1.83 MB
    Location: PHILIPPINE SEA

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