USMC Helicopter Support Team, Japan 

Video highlights Marines participating in helicopter support team operations Jan. 14-16, 2019 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group supported Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during external lift training,…

Osprey Arrives on Japanese Ship as Part of Disaster Relief Effort

05/03/2016: This video contains cockpit footage of Marines and JMSDF service members loading supplies onto an MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), and flying to Japanese Ship Hyuga (DDH-181) as part of disaster relief effort. Credit:American Forces Network Iwakuni, Japan :4/23/16  

Marines Fly Over Northern Mariana Islands

08/19/2015: An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), prepares to land on the flight deck of forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in…

31st MEU Search and Rescue in the South Korean Ferry Disaster

04/22/2014: 31st MEU Search and Rescue in the South Korean Ferry Disaster  [slidepress gallery='31st-meu-search-and-rescue-in-the-south-korean-ferry-disaster'] Credit: 31st MEU:4/20/14 In the first photo, Corporal Navarrete Angle and Lance Cpl. Justin Ranum, both crew chiefs with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) take off from the USS Bonhomme…

Ospreys Appear at Nyutabaru Air Show

12/04/2013: MV-22 Ospreys appear at a Japanese Air Self Defense Air Show for the first time. According to a story by Cpl. Benjamin Pryer: Japan Air Self-Defense Force Nyutabaru Air Base, located in Miyazaki Prefecture, hosted its annual air show Dec. 1, 2013. While an overwhelming majority of attendees were…

The Osprey Globally Engaged: This Time Landing on a Japanese Ship in the APR

11/13/2013:Earlier this year (June 14th), an Osprey landed onboard the JS Hyuga (DDG-181) during Dawn Blitz off of the coast of Naval Base Coronado. [slidepress gallery='osprey-lands-on-japanese-ship-operating-in-the-pacific']  Credit:III MEF:11/12/13 Now this has been done from Okinawa to a Japanese ship deployed in the Pacific. Lt. Gen. John Wissler and…

Ospreys Deploy During Talisman Saber 2013

07/23/2013: MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit take off from Samuel Hill Airfield in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area on July 16. The 31st MEU is participating in Talisman Saber 2013, a biennial exercise that enhances multilateral collaboration between U.S.…

Ospreys Make Historic Landing on Tinian

12/142012: Two MV-22B Ospreys landed on West Field here Dec. 10 during exercise Forager Fury 2012. These were the first Ospreys to land on Tinian which marks another milestone achieved during the exercise. This is the first exercise the Osprey has participated in since replacing the CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter…