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Force Reconnaissance Free-Fall Jump
U.S. Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct military free-fall jumps out of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 21. The MEU is scheduled to deploy to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious missions across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Joshua Michael Rudy/Released)