More Osprey Photos from Philippines Relief Operation

11/17/2013
11/17/2013: An MV-22B Osprey departs Tacloban Air Base, Nov. 16 during an airlift as part of Operation Damayan. [slidepress gallery='more-osprey-photos-from-philippines-relief-operation']  Credit: III MEF:11/16/13 In photos 2 and 3, Philippine citizens board an MV-22B Osprey at Tacloban Air Base, Nov. 16 as part of Operation Damayan. In the last photo, An…

Ospreys and C-130Js Depart from Villamor Air Base Manila

11/15/2013
11/15/2013: Philippine Air Force Sgt. Alex Deoric, assigned to the 520th Air Base Wing, guides a MV-22B Osprey carrying supplies and personnel from Villamor Air Base, Manila, to areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan, Nov. 14. The U.S. and Philippine Armed Forces have transported more than 384,400 pounds of relief supplies…

Special Purpose MAGTF in Europe Trains with French Foreign Legion

11/07/2013
11/07/2013: The Marines SP-MAGTF exercised with the French foreign legion in late October 2013. The event was part of a week-long bilateral training exercise between U.S. Marines with SP-MAGTF Crisis Response and French Legionnaires. The Osprey was the first of its kind to land on French soil as part of…

SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Ospreys Land in France for Exercises

11/01/2013
10/30/2013: In this slideshow, we focus on the Special Purpose MAGTF landing and operating in France with the Foreign Legion. [slidepress gallery='sp-magtf-crisis-response-osprey-is-first-to-land-in-france']  Credit:Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response:10/28/13 In the first photo, Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response fly in an MV-22B Osprey on their way…

Testing the Osprey on High-Altitude and Long Range Rescue

10/12/2013
10/12/2013: In September 2013, VMX-22 and the MARSOC participated in testing the capabilities of the Osprey and its upgraded software to perform long range and high altitude rescue missions. According to the CO of the squadron, Col. Michael Orr: As part of our operational test on a new Osprey software,…

MV-22B Osprey MCBH Training

09/20/2013
09/20/2013: U.S. Marines from Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 (VMM-166), assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit in support of their six-month deployment to the western Pacific, demonstrate the MV-22B Osprey's capabilities to Civilians and Marines aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Hanger 105, Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay on…

USS Kearsarge in 5th Fleet AOR

08/20/2013
08/20/2013: USS Kearsarge in 5th Fleet AOR [slidepress gallery='uss-kearsarge-in-5th-fleet-aor'] Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/14/13 In the first photo, U.S. Marines assigned to combat cargo prepare to secure an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadon (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, June 14, 2013. In the…