Marine Attack, Transport Helicopters over Hawaiian Islands

08/25/2013
08/25/2013: An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter and UH-1Y Huey helicopter fly off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, toward Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, during maintenance and readiness flights, June 13, 2013. [slidepress gallery='cobra'] Credit: Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay: 6/13/13 The training was designed to challenge aircraft…

Marines Air Assault Training Exercise for Dawn Blitz 2013

06/26/2013
06/26/2013: A U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing stands by as a U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing takes off from an airfield during Dawn Blitz 2013 on Camp Pendleton,…

USS Carter Hall Flight Operations

06/20/2013
06/20/2013: USS Carter Hall flight operations In photos 1 and 2, as part of an ammunition resupply, an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands on the flight deck of the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) while at sea April 6,…

MAG-16 throws Desert Tantrum

06/01/2013
06/01/2013: MAG-16 throws Desert Tantrum [slidepress gallery='mag-16-throws-desert-tantrum'] Credit:Marine Corps Air Station Miramar / 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing:3/14/13 In the first photo, a CH-53E Super Stallion cools down at a forward area refueling point as MV-22 Ospreys fly in the distance during Operation Desert Tantrum outside of El Centro, Calif., March,…

31st MEU Leads Multinational Evacuation Exercise

02/23/2013
02/23/2013: Marines and Sailors of Combat Logistics Battalion 31 and Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (Reinforced), both of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute a non-combatant evacuation operation and a transportation of Japanese nationals overseas exercise alongside soldiers of the Japanese, Thai, Indonesian, and Malaysian militaries as part of exercise…

Exercise Cobra Gold 2013

02/21/2013
02/21/2013: Exercise Cobra Gold 2013 [slidepress gallery='exercise-cobra-gold-2013'] Credit:II Marine Expeditionary Force Combat Camera:2/17/13  In the first photo, U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremiah Johnson, military policeman assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit out of Okinawa, Japan, stands guard as a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares for takeoff during a non-combatant…

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) in the Pacific Ocean

10/10/2012
10/09/2012: Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) in the Pacific Ocean [slidepress gallery='marine-medium-helicopter-squadron-268-in-the-pacific-ocean'] Credit:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit:11/16/11 In the first photo, an AH-1Z Super Cobra with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) prepares to land Nov. 17. The squadron is the aviation combat element for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit,…

In close quarters: HMH-361 aerial refueling

05/16/2012
In a classic illustration of no platform fights alone, the organic tanking capability of the USMC is a crucial element empowering the entire force by its capacity to integrate seamlessly with the force. [slidepress gallery='hmh361-aerial-refueling']     Credit:Marine CorpsAir Station Miramar / 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing:4/26/12 In the first photo,…