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U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpls. Ian Trainum and Shane Coleman as Lance Cpl. Chase Mitchell teaches them how to install safety wire on CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter rotor blade pins during regular maintenance July 7, 2012, at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Flight line mechanics with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774 were participating in exercise Javelin Thrust 2012. Javelin Thrust is an annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve training exercise designed to prepare reserve Marines to operate while deployed as part of a Marine air-ground task force, the basic building block of Marine operations. (DoD photo by Master Sgt. Chris W. Cox, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)

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Taken on July 7, 2012