Navy Chief Petty Officer Ron Sutherland, aviation boatswain's mate handler aboard the USS Boxer (LHD-4), observes a Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 (Reinforced) CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter preparing to launch to transport Marines to San Clemente Island in support of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, Feb 8. During Exercise Iron Fist 2013, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force will spend three weeks participating in bilateral training which improved their interoperability, enhance military-to-military relations, and sharpened skills essential to crisis response. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jennifer Pirante/ Released)
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