Working Defense for a Distributed Force

U.S. Marines with 2nd LAAD Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Air Wing lock on to aerial targets in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor course 2-18 at Site 50, Welton, Ariz., April 20.  WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre, which emphasizes operational integration…

The USMC and Norway: A Key Partnership in Shaping a 21st Century Deterrent Force

The Marines are regular visitors to Norway and have prepositioned equipment in country.  As the Marines fly F-35Bs in the region and as the Norwegians continue to stand up their F-35 force, collaboration in this area will be accelerated as well. Working a diversity of basing options within a crisis…

KC-130J Fixed Wing Refueling for 2nd Marine Air Wing

02/14/2015: A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130 Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252 is parked on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Dec. 2, 2014. VMGR-252 conducted fixed wing aerial refueling exercises with Marine Attack Squadron 223 and Marine Electronic Warfare…

A Day with 2nd Marine Air Wing

02/21/2012: During interviews with senior USMC aviators concerning the 2nd MAW and Bold Alligator 2012, there was a chance to visit the flight tower and shoot some pictures. Most of the pictures are of Harriers, but there are some shots of helos and of the Prowlers. [slidepress gallery='a-day-with-2nd-marine-air-wing'] Credit: SLD:2012