Harvest Hawk Live Fire Exercise: 2013

07/24/2014
07/22/2014: U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) and VMGR-252, MAG 14, 2nd MAW conduct a live fire training exercise in a KC-130J Harvest Hawk aircraft near Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Calif. March 20, 2013. The…

3rd MAW Marines Fight San Diego County Wildfires

05/19/2014
05/19/2014: U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, assist California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and local firefighting agencies containing the Fires in Camp Pendleton, Calif. May 16, 2014.  Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Miramar / 3rd…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (2)

02/22/2014
02/22/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (1)

02/20/2014
02/20/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…

Steel Knight 2014

02/17/2014
02/17/2014: SK-14 is a large scale combined arms, live-fire exercise integrating ground troops from 1st MARDIV, aviation and logistical support from 3rd MAW and 1st Marine Logistics Group.  [slidepress gallery='steel-knight-2014'] Credit:3D Marine Aircraft Wing Combat Camera:12/13/13 In the first 2 photos, a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with…

USMC Insertion and Extraction Exercise with CH-53E

12/31/2013
12/31/2013: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct a company extraction and insertion aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion transport helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466 (HMH-466), Marine Aircraft Group 16 (MAG-16), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW)…

Preparing the Harrier for Operations

09/30/2013
09/30/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing conduct maintenance on AV-8B Harrier jets in order to participate in a deployment for training (DFT) on Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., July 15, 2013. The training prepared the squadron for future combat…

VMM-363 Loads and Stows Ospreys for Okinawa Japan

07/23/2013
07/23/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing load and stow nine MV-22B Ospreys for shipment to Okinawa, Japan on Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego Calif., June 15, 2013. Loading the Ospreys completed the third phase for…