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A CH-53E Super Stallion lowers a Humvee to the landing pad at Twentynine Palms.A CH-53 Sea Stallion makes a final approach for landing on the desert floor.CH-46 Sea Knights stir up a cloud of dust as they launch behind a CH-53 Sea Stallion.Marine Cpl. Paul Hardy hauls a fuel hose at the Forward Area Refueling Point.Marine Aircrewman watches out the door of his CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter.
CH-53 Sea Stallions are parked in a line at the landing zone near Yuma, Ariz.Pilots and aircrewman make the desert floor near Yuma, Ariz., their ready room.Marines view a sand table representation of the operating area of Desert Punch