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USS BATAAN (LHD 5)_140315-M-HZ646-293

USS BATAAN (LHD 5)_140315-M-HZ646-293

RED SEA (March 15, 2014) An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands aboard the USS Bataan (LHD 5). The AH-1W and UH-1Y aircraft markings were hand painted or custom created by MEU Marines to commemorate Medal of Honor and Navy Cross recipients. The 22nd MEU is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)

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Photo taken on 15 March 2014 (© U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. Fifth Fleet / Flickr)

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