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CLB Marines, Super Stallions team up for heavy lifts

Story by Cpl Codey Underwood | Date Taken: 09.14.2013 | Date Posted:09.15.2013 13:45

USS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea – Hovering above five landing support Marines, a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter slowly descends, dangling a charged hook underneath the hulking aircraft closer to the load sitting on the deck. As one Marine reaches up with a static wand to ground the 200,000 volts rushing through the hook, the other four scramble to secure the load.

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