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Naval Special Warfare operators fast-rope from two hovering helicopters into the mountains as an aircraft flies above.
230226-N-XW729-6283M.JPG Photo By: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson

Sep 19, 2023
Alaska - Naval Special Warfare operators fast-rope from Army MH-60M helicopters while an Air Force AC-130J Ghostrider provides overwatch during Operation Polar Dagger on Attu Island, Alaska, Aug. 31, 2023. The operation is designed to sharpen joint special operations integration and provides the forces the opportunity to test new capabilities and advance response options.


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