Military Photo: Fast Way Down

Posted: 12/01/2014

U.S. Marines with SPMAGTF-Crisis Response-Africa conduct fast rope training from an MV-22B Osprey on Morón Air Base, Spain, Nov. 20, 2014. The fast roping technique can be used for rapid insertion onto a location, such as a rooftop or ship's deck, from an aircraft, without having to land. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a highly mobile crisis response force that conducts missions to protect U.S. personnel, property and interests in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Gerard R. Farao)

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