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    Sea Monsters

    Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Romanian Marines wait to return to the USS Whidbey Island while ashore at Capu Midia, Romania. The Romanian and American Marines were  [Read more...]

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    Gunfighters Salute: Huey crewman awarded honors for heroism

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – On June 18, 2010, two UH-1Y Huey helicopter crews with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 flew to the aid of ground forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The  [Read more...]

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    F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

    The Marine Corps is fully loaded with an air arsenal that is paving the way for military aviation. The Corps sank its teeth in the new UH-1Y Venom, an upgraded version of the Huey, welcomed the MV-22B Osprey, a tiltrotor vertical/short take-off and landing, multi-mission aircraft, and introduced the F-35B Lightning II, a single-engine, single-passenger, multi-role, stealth-capable, fifth generation supersonic strike fighter.

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    Death From Above

    Corps’ premiere air-controllers back with 11th MEU FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — After years of estrangement from Marine expeditionary units, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company personnel, or Anglico, the Corp’s air controllers, are once  [Read more...]

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    Mess with the Best, Die like the Rest

    Marines strike insurgent positions in Afghanistan NOW ZAD, Afghanistan — Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Afghanistan conducted a major combat operation against insurgent forces in Now Zad, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 3.

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    Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced)

    Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced) Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (VMM-263) is the first United States Marine Corps tiltrotor squadron consisting of MV-22A Osprey transport aircraft. The squadron, known as the “Thunder Chickens”, is  [Read more...]