Marine air supports ground combat elements during Steel Knight 16

12/26/2017

Bulk refueling specialists with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 373 prepare to refuel an F-35B Lightning II from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 at Red Beach aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec. 10. Various squadrons within 3rd MAW performed more than 70 sorties ranging from external lifts, convoy escorts and casualty evacuation missions with rotary aircraft and fire support missions with the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to providing refueling points for air and ground assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Brian Marion/Released)

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