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169th SFS, Operation Rita

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Gaydos and members of the 169th Security Forces Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., responds to an insurgent group posing a threat to local aircraft during a joint exercise, Operation Rita, on February 2, 2012. Security forces are transported by S.C. Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks to a destination near the alleged group activity to begin their reconnaissance mission. Operation Rita was conducted due to the mission critical importance of security forces' need to be familiar with Army aviation, as well as loading and unloading from active helicopters. (SCANG photo by TSgt. Caycee Cook)

PHOTO BY: TSgt. Caycee Cook
VIRIN: 120202-Z-WT236-011.JPG
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