Operating in Norway. Trident Juncture 2018

01/29/2019
Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit board an MV-22B Osprey, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while conducting operations in the Alvund Fjord during Trident Juncture 2018, Oct. 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122978"] Also shown…

VMM-365 in Trident Juncture 2018

01/26/2019
MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 is staged on the flight line during Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Base, Norway, Nov. 1, 2018.  [maxgallery id="123002"] The exercise enhanced the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. …

Exercise Dawn Blitz 2017

10/27/2017
10/27/2017: U.S, Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys and CH-53E Super Stallions assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing embark aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) in support of Exercise Dawn Blitz Oct. 20, 2017. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven amphibious exercise conducted between Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and 1st Marine…

Osprey Across the Pacific

09/25/2017
09/25/2017: U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 successfully completed their deployment with Marine Rotational Force Darwin on Sept. 17, 2017. This marked several milestones for the aircraft, which included the first trans-Pacific Flight from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to Darwin, Australia and the aircrafts first deployment…

VMM 268 Trans-Pacific Flight

09/25/2017
09/25/2017: U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM 268, nicknamed the “Red Dragons,” return from a six-month deployment to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Sept. 19, 2017. The “Red Dragons” supported the Australian Defence Force (ADF) as the aviation combat element for the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF). Crossing over 5,300…

Marines Execute a Long-Range Raid

11/14/2016
11/14/2016: U.S Marines executed a long-range raid from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa to the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji as part of Blue Chromite 2017, Nov. 4, 2016. The Marines honed their ability to project forces from afar by executing a long-range raid over 1,000 miles via MV-22B…

Osprey in Defensive Combat Maneuver

10/25/2016
10/25/2016: U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) and F-5N Tiger II assigned to Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 (VMFT-401) conduct a defensive combat maneuver exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-17 in Yuma, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2016. WTI is a…

Exercise Sky Soldier 16

04/25/2016
04/25/2016: Three U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft, flown by Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force, with personnel from the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and soldiers from the Spanish Armed Forces Airborne Brigade (BRIPAC), take off after an…