HMH-461 Marines maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)
Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)
Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Lance Cpl. Kyle L. Brooks and Lance Cpl. Sakari M. Lanier maintain the intake engine of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. Brooks and Lanier are airframe mechanics with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Lance Cpl. Kyle L. Brooks inspects the interior of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter’s engine during a deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. Brooks is an airframe mechanic with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Lance Cpl. Sakari M. Lanier hammers down the safety hinge of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter’s intake engine during a deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. Lanier is an airframe mechanic with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Marine Staff Sgt. Johnkristoffer P. Manching holds the rotorblade of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in place during a deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. Manching is the flightline Staff Sergeant with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461 maintain a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during their deployment for training exercise at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jan. 9, 2020. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the squadron’s proficiency in cold weather and high altitude aviation operations and to improve overall combat readiness. HMH-461 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)

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