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10 years after initial invasion, Marine pilot returns to Afghanistan in command

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CH-53E Super Stallions with Task Force 58 fly through the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan in early 2002. Lt. Col. Alison Thompson, the commanding officer of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron of HMH-464, served as a CH-53E pilot with Task Force 58 during the initial invasion of Afghanistan in 2001.

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