Aug 11, 2011
Picture of the Day: Simon Says
Photograph by DEEMWUN
Photographer’s Description: The LSO (Landing Safety Officer) tells the landing CH-53 helicopter pilot to hover by spreading his arms horizontally. He can then direct the helo into position befor telling it to set down by lowering his arms.
LSO = Marine Corps Gunnery-Sergeant Cassanova
Helicopter = German CH-53 cargo helicopter from Marmal Airfield in northern Afghanistan on the outskirts of Mazar-E-Sharif, fourth largest city in the country
Location: FOB (Forward Operating Base) Deh Dadi II, Afghanistan