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    Fly by: Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez

    Fly by: Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez

    Photo By Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken | Lance Cpl. Heriberto Colon-Lopez is a CH-53E helicopter mechanic with Marine Heavy...... read more read more

    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, UNITED STATES

    12.08.2010

    Story by Lance Cpl. Tyler J. Bolken 

    II Marine Expeditionary Force

    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Highlighting Cherry Point's warriors.

    Q: What’s your job?

    A: Myself and the other mechanics maintain the squadron’s CH-53Es to ensure they are always ready to fly.

    Q: What’s your favorite aspect of your job?

    A: My favorite part is to know there are not many people who can say they work on helicopters for a living.

    Q: What’s the most challenging part?

    A: It can be tough to keep up with the constantly changing flight schedules.

    Q: How does your job support the mission of 2nd MAW?

    A: We’re taking care of the aircraft in regards to everything on the ground, so pilots can carry out their missions and flights.

    Q: How does your job differ from garrison to the field?

    A: In the field, the environment can be much more stressful and the flight schedule can be even more hectic.

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    Date Taken: 12.08.2010
    Date Posted: 12.17.2010 09:50
    Story ID: 62160
    Location: MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, US 

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