WTI 1-18 Aerial Refueling


U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Craig Fitzhugh (left), pilot, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport 252, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and Capt. Lane Daigle (right), pilot, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare to conduct an aerial refueling exercise in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-18 in Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2017. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 provides 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. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Allison Lotz)

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