Helo Lift of Parts from Djibouti to the USS Iwo Jima


02/19/2015: A CH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, carries a packaged 8,400-pound helicopter rotor head above Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 13, 2015.

The rotor head, a high-priority part, was carried from Djibouti to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

The 24th MEU is embarked on the ships of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and deployed to maintain regional security in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.


Credit:24th Marine Expeditionary Unit:02/13/15