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Jun 26, 2011

Marine Realizes Dream of Flying

Face of Defense: Marine Realizes Dream of Flying

By Marine Corps Cpl. Rashaun X. James
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

Click photo for screen-resolution image"CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan, June 24, 2011 – Amid his days spent fishing, hunting and ranching horses in his small hometown of Flintstone, Md., Travis Alder dreamed of flying. After graduating from Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, Md., that dream would become a reality."

"Nearly three and a half years later, Alder is now a corporal in the Marine Corps, and an MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft crew chief with more than 250 flight hours providing assault support for coalition ground troops in Afghanistan."

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