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    Green Berets practice SPIES and FRIES [Image 18 of 43]

    Green Berets practice SPIES and FRIES

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FL, UNITED STATES

    02.05.2013

    Photo by Spc. Steven Young 

    7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

    U.S. Soldiers with the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) fast rope out of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, during a training event at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 5, 2013. The Green Beret Soldiers practiced the Special Purpose Insertion Extraction technique, used to rapidly insert or extract Soldiers from a terrain and the Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System (FRIES) during training. FRIES is a technique used to lower Soldiers by means of a thick rope into areas where helicopters cannot land. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Steven Young/Released)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.05.2013
    Date Posted: 02.27.2013 14:17
    Photo ID: 875349
    VIRIN: 130205-A-YI554-252
    Resolution: 4256x2832
    Size: 4.59 MB
    Location: EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FL, US 

    Web Views: 780
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