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    Fast roping prepares Marines for rapid ship-to-shore deployment (Interview - Hotsko)

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

    10.21.2013

    Video by Sgt. Jacob Harrer 

    1st Marine Division

    2nd Lt. Andrew K. Hotsko, platoon commander, Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, from Panama City, Pa., discusses fast roping during training at Camp Pendleton, Oct. 9, 2013. Fast roping is a technique that troops use to enter an area from a helicopter by descending from a rope. It enables Marines to quickly reach an area without landing an aircraft. Hotsko also discusses the strategic value of fast roping and how it is tactically employed. The battalion is schedule to deploy next spring with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa, Japan. Available in high definition.

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 10.21.2013
    Date Posted: 10.21.2013 20:42
    Category: Interviews
    Video ID: 304391
    VIRIN: 131021-M-XZ121-002
    Filename: DOD_100935592
    Length: 00:07:05
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US 
    Hometown: PANAMA CITY, PA

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