Oct 17, 2010

A CH-53D Sea Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), flies en route to pick up Afghan National Army and coalition forces after Operation Stargey Oct. 17. The mission was to stop insurgents from illegally taxing merchants on their way to bazaars in the area of Jahazi, between Now Zad and Musa Quelah. HMH-362 used their helicopters to insert ANA and coalition forces, which allows for surprise, flexibility and a multi-prong approach to the operation.

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