Sgt. Brianna Conte, a landing support team leader with Combat Logistics Battalion 5 and Lafayette, Calif., native, directs her team after executing an external cargo hookup with a hovering Kaman K1200, “K-MAX,” unmanned helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 22. The CLB-5 Marines made history with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 by performing the world’s first unmanned “hot hookups” and assisting in the delivery of nearly 6,000 pounds of gear on the first day of trials.
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Sgt. Brianna Conte, a landing support team leader with Combat Logistics Battalion 5 and Lafayette, Calif., native, directs her team after executing an external cargo hookup with a hovering Kaman K1200, “K-MAX,” unmanned helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 22. The CLB-5 Marines made history with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 by performing the world’s first unmanned “hot hookups” and assisting in the delivery of nearly 6,000 pounds of gear on the first day of trials.