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HC-130 Flight Over Oahu, Hawaii
Lt. Antone Alongi, Lt.j.g. Matthew Chase and fellow crewmembers take off from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point in O'ahu, Hawaii, in an HC-130 Hercules airplane July 31, 2013. This was Chase's first flight in the 14th Coast Guard District as a pilot conducting area familiarizations and touch and go evolutions. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle.