Heavyweight Helo Lift

Posted 14 July 2011
Photo by MCS2 Timothy Wilson

A C-5B crew from the 439th Airlift Wing, the Air Force Reserve Command unit at Westover ARB, Massachusetts, delivered two Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters to Marine Heavy Lift Squadron 464 at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, on 14 July 2011. The Marine unit is part of Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa and the helicopters replace two others at the base to maintain readiness and support of US operations in East Africa.

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