Oct 17, 2010

Afghan National Army and coalition forces exit a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), during Operation Stargey here Oct. 17. HMH-362 transported ANA and coalition forces to Jahazi, a village between Now Zad and Musa Quelah, to set up snap vehicle check points in an effort to disrupt insurgent operations in the area. Using helicopters to insert the troops allows for surprise, flexibility and a multi-prong approach to the operation.

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