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New training puts distance between HQ and units

By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday May 24, 2011 6:53:41 EDT

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — Ten weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, six CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters were launched from the amphibious assault ship Peleliu and traveled nearly 400 miles from the North Arabian Sea before touching down in Afghanistan.

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