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March 22, 2013

Largest U.S. military helicopter to visit D-M this week

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Largest U.S. military helicopter to visit D-M this week

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base welcomes six U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters from Marine Heavylift Helicopter Squadron 465 out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 19-27.

While here the helicopter pilots will conduct desert mountainous terrain training at Southern Arizona’s many outstanding military training ranges. The training will prepare crews for missions they may be called on to accomplish while deployed overseas.

More information about the CH-53E Super Stallion, including pictures, is available at

http://www.marines.com/operating-forces/equipment/aircraft/ch-53e-super-stallion

If residents have comments or concerns about flight operations at D-M, they can call the base’s noise complaint hotline at (520) 228-5091.

For any other questions or public concerns, contact the 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office at 355WGPA@dm.af.mil or (520) 228-3378.




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