VMM 266 Mechanics Work at Sea

09/15/2013
09/15/2013: U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), install an aerial refueling probe on an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to VMM 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, on the flight deck of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), July 5, 2013. [slidepress gallery='vmm-266-mechanics-work-at-sea']…

Exercise Eager Lion 2013

08/28/2013
08/28/2013: Exercise Eager Lion 2013 [slidepress gallery='exercise-eager-lion-2013'] Credit: 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit : 6/21/13 In the first photo, U.S. Marines and U.S. Sailors assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are transported by a landing craft utility to the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), during the offload of Exercise Eager…

USS San Antonio Flight Deck Operations

06/10/2013
06/10/2013: MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct flight deck operations aboard the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), while sailing in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 5, 2013.  The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force…

USS SAN ANTONIO and Its Air Component in Operation

06/09/2013
06/09/2013: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Nesbit, a New Castle, Pa., native, and infantry rifleman assigned to Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stands guard while an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, flies…

Bold Alligator 2012: Photos in the Field

02/11/2012
02/11/2012: During BA-2012, SLD was embedded with the French.  This slideshow provides some initial looks at the French and BA-2012 as well as some shots of USN and USMC ops seen from the French engagement area. [slidepress gallery='bold-alligator-2012'] Credit Photos: SLD 2012 In the first photo, the first wave of French…

Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk

10/05/2011
10/05/2011: Amphibious Ships Return to Norfolk [slidepress gallery='amphibious-ships-return-to-norfolk'] Credit: USN Visual Service: 8/31/2011 In photos, 1-3 and 5, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp and amphibious transport dock ships USS New York and USS San Antonio transit in formation during a training exercise. The ships are returning to Norfolk after…