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…

VMAT 203 Conducts Operation Angry Birds

07/08/2014: U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Training Squadron (VMAT) 203 conducted Operation Angry Birds with TAV8-B Harrier aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort S.C., May 13, 2014. The operation provided the Marines with enough flight hours to become certified Harrier pilots.  Credit:2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Combat Camera:5/13/14