May 22, 2012

Sgt. Brianna Conte, a landing support team leader with Combat Logistics Battalion 5 and Lafayette, Calif., native, directs her team after executing an external cargo hookup with a hovering Kaman K1200, 'K-MAX,' unmanned helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 22. The CLB-5 Marines made history with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 by performing the world's first unmanned 'hot hookups' and assisting in the delivery of nearly 6,000 pounds of gear on the first day of trials.

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