U.S. Marines, U.S. Army Soldiers Practice MV-22 External Cargo Lifts


08/08/2015: A U.S. Marine landing support specialist and U.S. Army Soldiers attach a 1,000-pound cargo load to an MV-22 with a single-point hook during External Cargo Lift Training conducted by Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron-165 (VMM-165), Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force -Crisis Response-Central Command, in an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 5, 2015.

The SPMAGTF’s organic MV-22 squadron, paired with its KC-130 refueling capabilities, allow it to respond to contingencies as a fully capable crisis response force across the USCENTCOM Area of Operations.

Credit:Marine Forces Central Command – Forward:6/5/15