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Dog Days

Fast Rope

Fast rope hires_120531-M-CR943-0671cA Marine fast ropes from a UH-1Y Huey onto USS Makin Island in the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility, May 31, 2012. The Marine is assigned to the 3rd Battallion, 1st Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which is deployed as part of the Makin Island Ready Group, a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gene Allen Ainsworth III