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Oak Harbor, Wash. (Mar. 15, 2004) - Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Keith J. Griffin, of Buffalo, N.Y., repels down from a UH-3H Sea King helicopter during a simulated Search and Rescue (SAR) exercise. Petty Officer GriffinÕs mission, as part of a SAR unit is to locate stranded victims and bring them to safety. Petty Officer Griffin conducts in-flight training on a weekly basis to help him and his team prepare for actual disasters. Petty Officer Griffin is assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Search and Rescue. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Chris Otsen. (RELEASED)

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