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A U.S. Air Force pararescueman jumps from a helicopter during a joint search and rescue training exercise between Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward and the 449th Air Expeditionary Group Dec. 20, 2013. This was an opportunity for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa units to train with other units based at Camp Lemonnier, to test interservice communications and expand mission capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Orr)
A U.S. Air Force pararescueman jumps from a helicopter during a joint search and rescue training exercise between Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward and the 449th Air Expeditionary Group Dec. 20, 2013. This was an opportunity for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa units to train with other units based at Camp Lemonnier, to test interservice communications and expand mission capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Orr)
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