Feb 28, 2010

Flight crewmembers with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron Reinforced 265 (HMM-265 REIN) give hand and arm signals in preparation for take off to conduct fast rope operations aboard the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Feb. 28. The MEU is currently underway to the Republic of the Philippines in support of Exercise Balikatan 2010 (BK ’10).

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