02/10/2018: Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct Tactical Recovery of Aircraft Personnel training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 14, 2017.
TRAP is a vital capability for the 31st MEU and allows the Aviation Combat Element to tactfully recover aircraft and put Marines and the machinery they use back in the fight quickly.
The Marines of BLT 1/1 were able to successfully rescue the aircraft pilot and bring him back to safety.
Video by Lance Cpl. Kristiana Gehly
31st Marine Expeditionary Unit