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Inside a Civil Air Patrol SAR mission

| Staff Reporters
Arlington, Va. (AFNS) – On Feb. 6, five Marines aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter belonging to the U.S. Marine Corps’ 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing were reported “overdue” while en route to San Diego, sparking a search and rescue mission for the missing service members.
Cadet Staff Sgt. Samuel Renda utilizes a compass during a ground team search while Maj. Ralph Gamache, Cadet Capt. Caroline Benson, and Cadet Senior Airman Travis Kaemmerer listen and scan for the subject.


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