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A Soldier assigned to 7th Special Forces Group rehearses fast-roping techniques in preparation for an assault exercise at Camp Navajo, Ariz. May 10th. The MH-60S Seahawk, flown by members of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six, was just one of many air platforms used in Red Flag Rescue, the world’s biggest air combat exercise including multiple branches of the U.S. and foreign militaries. (Maj. Amanda Hammond/photo)

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U.S. special forces rehearse air assault missions at Camp Navajo

CAMP NAVAJO, Ariz. — It’s seven in the morning, the sun is still cresting over the pine trees at Camp Navajo, and a light rain is falling.