07/08/2014: In the first three photos, first a CH-53E and then two are viewed, from the 22nd Expeditionary Unit conducts an aerial refuel with a KC-130 assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron- 252, over the Mediterranean Sea, June 15, 2014.
KC-130Js from SP-MAGTF Crisis Response flew to the USS Bataan in order to conduct aerial refueling drills with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit’s CH-53Es. Marines with SP-MAGTF Crisis Response are currently positioned in Italy to be able to protect U.S. personnel and facilities on U.S. installations in North Africa in the event they are needed for a response mission
KC-130Js attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadrons-352 (shown) and 252, fly together in formation by the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron- 252, June 15, 2014.
Credit: U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa:6/15/14