CH-53E External Lift Training in Support of USMC Expeditionary Operations: WTI-2-22


A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), conducts an external lift exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 2-22, at Auxiliary Airfield II, near Yuma, Arizona, March 29, 2022.

WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, providing standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.


Photo by Lance Cpl. Emily Weiss 

Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron-1