More Osprey Photos from Philippines Relief Operation

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…

Multi-national relief aid in Tacloban during Operation Damayan

11/16/2013: Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spearheaded the relief efforts in Tacloban and surrounding areas by having disaster teams on-hand even before the super typhoon hit.  Multi-national forces soon fell into supporting roles to the AFP, and one week later groups and military representatives from across…

3rd MEB departs for Philippines

11/12/2013: Marines and Sailors from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, III Marine Expeditionary Force, are deploying to the Philippines to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations in the wake of typhoon Haiyan. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has directed U.S.…

Ospreys Participate in Search and Rescue Mission in the Philippines

11/12/2013: The first task facing the USMC in helping the Philippines is to assist in the challenging search and rescue mission.  Ospreys are an important asset to operate throughout the islands as well as to be able to operate in very difficult terrain. [slidepress gallery='ospreys-participate-in-search-and-rescue-mission-in-the-philippines'] Credit: III Marine Expeditionary Force…

Balikatan 2013 Exercise

06/17/2013: U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 37, Landing Support Company practice transporting a quadcon container, utilizing the MV-22 Osprey attached with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron at Subic Bay, Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines, April 8, 2013, in support of exercise Freedom Banner 2013.  According to a press release on April 5,…

Stray 59 Memorial Ceremony

05/28/2013: 1st Special Operations Squadron performing their Stray 59 Memorial Ceremony, where they remember an MC-130E Combat Talon I that went down over Subic Bay, the Philippines. Stray 59 Memorial Ceremony from on Vimeo. Credit:18th Wing Public Affairs:3/5/13 3/6/2013 - Kadena Air Base, Japan -- No matter how painful it is to remember…

31st MEU Marines Learn Jungle Survival in the Philippines

12/12/2012: Marines with Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, learn jungle survival techniques from Philippine Marines during a training evolution of Amphibious Landing Exercise 2013.  Credit:31st Marine Expeditionary Unit:10/12/12