Coast Guard helicopter lands at Pentagon

A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter lands at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Sept. 1, 2011. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey, U.S. Air Force/Released

Post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., in conjunction with their National Capital Region mission, transported the United States Northern Command‘s commander to the Pentagon in Arlington, Va.

NCR is an air defense mission, which protects the NCR airspace for the Department of Homeland Security in support of the North American Aerospace Defense multi-layered air defense mission.

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