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56th RQS supports Operation Odyssey Dawn

Posted 4/5/2011   Updated 4/5/2011 Email story   Print story


4/5/2011 - MEDITERRANEAN SEA - Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handler) 2nd Class Matthew Kolb directs a U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 56th Rescue Squadron as it prepares to land aboard amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15) during evening training operations on March 25, 2011. Elements of the 56th Rescue Squadron, which is based out of RAF Lakenheath, England, embarked aboard Ponce to provide search and rescue coverage for pilots enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya. Ponce is part of Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathanael Miller)

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