2nd MAW Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway, Nov. 7-13, 2018.  The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  11.12.2018 Video by Sgt. Jessica Etheridge  2nd Marine Aircraft Win

Exercise Frozen Reindeer: VMU-2 Flight Operations

U.S. Marines with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 conduct post-recovery procedures during Frozen Reindeer in Rena, Norway, May 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="117972"] Frozen Reindeer is a training exercise designed to build flight and ground proficiency in cold weather environments. RENA, NORWAY 05.31.2018 Photo by Sgt. Joselyn Jimenez  2nd Marine Aircraft…

The Perspective of an AV-8B Harrier II Pilot

10/05/2017: Capt. Michael Wehner discusses what it’s like to be an AV-8B Harrier II pilot at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., Sept. 8, 2017. Harrier pilots conduct offensive and defensive anti-air warfare, including combat air patrol; armed escort missions; and offensive missions against enemy ground-to-air defenses. Wehner is assigned…

EA-6B Prowlers in “Final Four” Flight: The Marines Look to a New Approach to Electronic Warfare

03/06/2016: Four EA-6B Prowlers assigned to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's Prowler Squadrons (VMAQT-1, VMAQ-2, 3, and 4) conduct a “Final Four” division flight near Cherry Point, N.C., March. 1, 2016. The 4 Prowlers flew together one last time before the official retirement of Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Training Squadron 1…

Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Exercise

01/01/2015: U.S. Marine Corps low altitude air defense (LAAD) gunners with Bravo Battery, 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing operate and perform prescribe maintenance on LAAD surface to air weapons systems in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) Course 1-15 at…

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing on an Exercise

08/26/2011: During the week of August 21, 2011, the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing is conducting an exercise to work on close air support and surge operations. Some of the participants are the from the Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224, stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC and the…