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David is this case you excited and we're here on the beach at Coney Island -- -- I know that you've been a long suburbanites is military so we thought -- He's you have some interviews here with some of the Marines had just taken the beach now -- -- -- a major Stacy and neck.
And -- from marine medium helicopter squadron.
77 for the wild -- out of Norfolk Virginia okay now we watched it Redford and theories of how -- just done we're gonna be the helicopters here what was happening a few minutes ago.
That was -- -- -- assault so we -- the beach basically insert troops sent twelve troops onboard infantryman.
They run out of they aircraft secure -- zone.
And this is after the gun ship comes in and -- the zone for us and and we all went here to say hello to all the New York.
I -- -- us are very beautiful young lady you're reading you're Marino after that's one of the most dangerous.
Jobs and they in the -- cherries -- -- The most -- -- I think the -- on the ground probably.
Have the most dangerous job but I enjoy it I like the challenge and I just like being part of the team now where -- not allowed to fly helicopters.
I think in 1983 the approved in 1995 was when we first started doing -- pipeline and then what how much training you had.
-- have been playing this -- for about ten years and schools about eighteen months dependent on the train into this the for your -- -- -- About eighteen months.
And then you're gonna make this a career -- -- -- I'm actually reserve now decided active duty -- and the numbers are so I'll probably -- -- -- as a reservists.
And then where have you -- incubator Afghanistan Iraq yes have done a tour and Afghan and Iraq.
Speaking at an early -- just like you're ahead in the worst -- grade -- -- OK to go to.
Many parents -- my birthday okay this is the CH 46.
-- sea -- and we got a frog.
And it's an amphibious assault aircraft -- we do everything from in the sea evacuations to medical evacuations and inserting troops on the ground.
-- -- -- -- -- engine.
-- the cabin where we bring all the troops and they stay here -- -- ragged or we can take seals they might -- cause you look testing of the back when they.
Take their boats and jump out -- sun shall learn or parachute got sweeping up high in the compare shoot out the back or -- -- -- letters and here for medical evacuation.
-- any equipment here can you Carrey vehicles yes we've inserted.
All terrain vehicles and smaller vehicles but no actual not a -- -- anything that Ellen I side when I was on when I took one of these that's that you wish you had said -- -- -- things underneath the helicopter yes we -- we load -- underneath and insert things that way or drop it off on the ship so some of them I don't remember don't -- show right remember.
And they elephant in Nevada after threatening -- -- -- OK.
-- so does the friendly aircraft and this is a tandem rotor aircraft CF two transmissions and twofold -- rotors and those work opposite of each other so you don't have to have a tail -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I am sergeant to -- And right here what we're looking that is basically the cockpit instrumentation.
Of the CH 46.
Tells us pretty much all of our systems and other work and other working together how -- Our flight controls and reorder controls the weight of the aircraft how it's affecting their.
Transmission and engine gauges.
Basically just films that everything is working normal and these are caution lights that illuminate if anything is malfunctioning.
-- My name is mark too -- I'm originally from Lacey township New Jersey I haven't been home almost ten years so it's pretty nice so.
-- I have I have not been to I Iraq -- Afghanistan but you know when we are based out of Norfolk Virginia.
Okay now we're back here with the made sure and and there are a major doesn't look -- that I used to get -- can't.
-- counting Lieberman.
-- -- -- what's your name and yes it's in May the brightness in every firmer Babylon New York -- -- -- it's okay.
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