24th MEU Aviation Ops: Preparing for Deployment

10/15/2014
10/15/2014: Aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and the U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 conduct operations aboard the USS Iwo Jima off the coast of North Carolina, Aug. 9, 2014. The 24th MEU is seen  taking part in Amphibious Squadron/Marine Expeditionary Unit…

Harvest Hawk in Afghanistan: 2012

07/22/2014
07/22/2014: VMGR-252 Squadron utilizes the KC-130J aircraft as the Harvest Hawk to support ground units in Afghanistan aboard Kandahar Air Field, Jan. 21, 2012. Credit: Regional Command Southwest:1/25/12 In a story written by Cpl. Issac Lamberth and published on March 26, 2012, a broad overview on the Harvest Hawk deployed…

MAG-24 Helo Ops

05/17/2014
05/17/2014: Marine Aircraft Group 24 conducted a max launch of 13 helicopters assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463. The two units coordinated with each other to fly the aircraft to Kauai, Hawaii before returning to Oahu. “While HMLA-367 and HMH-463 are flying,…

Ssang Yong 14 Flight Deck Operations

04/04/2014
04/04/2014: An MV-22 Osprey takes off from the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard on March 26, 2014 in preparation for exercise Ssang Yong 2014. And in the second photo, several Ospreys are shown getting ready to take off as well. Exercise Ssang Yong is conducted annually in the Republic of Korea (ROK)…

Flight operations aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

11/01/2012
11/01/2012: Flight operations aboard USS Bonhomme Richard [slidepress gallery='b-richard'] Credit: Amphibious Squadron 11:9/13/12 In the first photo, Aviation Boatswain's Mates (Handling) direct an AH-1W Cobra helicopter during takeoff from the flight deck aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard during flight operations.The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group, along…