Jul 29, 2014

Marines fast-rope from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter July 18 at the Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, during a Marine Expeditionary Unit exercise. The training scenario called for the 31st MEU’s Battalion Landing Team to insert via aircraft into a landing zone near a simulated hostile village to seize and capture high-value individuals. The Marines are with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st MEU. The aircraft is with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, which is part of the MEU’s air combat element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam B. Miller/Released)

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