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Dolphin Show.

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Miami, hoists Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Parra, a rescue swimmer, during helicopter training with Station Miami Beach, Fla., off the coast of Miami. Coast Guard aircrews and surface crew members conduct regular training to maintain a high level of proficiency and safety during hoists from surface assets to helicopters.

(Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Laberdesque, 21 FEB 2013.)

Happy Aviation Day!! Did you know that in 1939, President Teddy Roosevelt declared today as National Aviation Day. The day also coincides with Orville Wright’s birthday!

Therefore, the Paratus crew would just like to show gratitude to all pilots and a shout out to all of the pilots that participated in our interviews.