CAMP PENDLETON, CA, UNITED STATES

A Marine with the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command climbs aboard a CH-47 helicopter after conducting a helocasting drill as part of Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) training with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment near Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 11. VBSS, which consists of maritime vessel boarding and searching, is used to combat smuggling, drug trafficking, terrorism and piracy. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle McNally/Released)

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