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2016

Rarely seen, always heard; ANGLICO calls in fire

Lance Cpl. Timothy Valero, I Marine Expeditionary Force

The distant roar of a helicopter could be heard faintly drawing closer. Far beneath its whirling blades, a unit of Marines, unfazed by the noise, sat patiently with their attention focused off in the distance. A piercing sound broke the never-ending roar of the helicopter.  Over the radio, a pilot yelled, “Rocket out.” Within seconds, the ground