Sgt. Diego Sarracino tows the RQ-2B Pioneer unmanned aerial vehicle to the hangar after it completed its five-hour mission at Al Taqaddum, Iraq, Feb. 28. After landing, the UAV is investigated and thoroughly checked by maintenance mechanics and avionics technicians in preparation for its next flight. Sarracino, a Laguna, N.M., native is an UAV mechanic with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. The squadron is finishing up its third seven-month deployment with more than 3,000 flight hours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.