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Army Col. David M. Rodriguez receives a jumpmaster inspection.Soldiers push pallets of equipment into an Air Force C-141 Starlifter at Pope Air Force Base.A Humvee prepared for an airdrop is blanketed with parachutes.Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division wait to load into C-130 Hercules.A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier lands on board the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp.
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Petty Officer Smith guides a Landing Craft Air Cushion into the well deck of the USS Wasp.U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters land aboard the USS Wasp.USS Wasp crew members move an AV-8B Harrier to the flight deck elevator.A Navy Landing Signal Enlisted signals a CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter to lift off.Flight deck crew members aboard the USS Wasp hot refuel an AH-1W Super Cobra.
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U.S. Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit load into a CH-53 Super Stallion.Pfc. Joel Graham applies camouflage make-up before boarding the landing craft.Staff Sgt. Gregorio Santoni checks the zero coordinates for his section's M-198 155 mm howitzer.A U.S. Marine jumps into the water from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopterSoldiers ram a high explosive round into their M-198 155 mm howitzer on Vieques Island.
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U.S. Army soldiers pull a M-198 155 mm howitzer off of a U.S. Navy LCAC.Marines tend to a simulated injured pilot during a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel.
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