Deck Landing Qualifications Aboard USS Anchorage

06/05/2014
06/05/2014: A CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 463 launches from the flight deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during deck landing qualifications. Anchorage is seen performing training with the 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, off the coast of Kaneohe Bay An…

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,…

MRF-D Conducts Air Assault Training with Aussies

05/09/2014
05/09/2014: MRF-D conducts air assault training with Aussie forces, including with Tiger Helicopter in fire support role.  [slidepress gallery='mrf-d-conducts-air-assaults'] Credit: MRF-D:5/8/14 In the first photo, an CH-53E Helicopter takes off during a training exercise aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, May 8, 2014. The exercise was a joint assault on a…

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)…

HMH-462 External Mission

12/15/2013
12/15/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462) perform an external mission as part of operation in Kajaki, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2013. HMH-462 used a CH-53E Super Stallion to pick up Marines, a civilian, gear and a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle. Credit:2nd Marine Aircraft Wing…

VMM 266 Mechanics Work at Sea

09/15/2013
09/15/2013: U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), install an aerial refueling probe on an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to VMM 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, on the flight deck of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), July 5, 2013. [slidepress gallery='vmm-266-mechanics-work-at-sea']…

Emergency Refueling Mission

08/28/2013
08/28/2013: U.S. Marines with Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiments 2 attach external 500 gallon fuel drums to a CH-53E Super Stallions in Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 20, 2013. [slidepress gallery='emergency-refueling'] Credit:Regional Command Southwest:6/20/13 The CH-53E Super Stallions conducting an emergency fuel resupply to a forward operating base.…