U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 (MWHS-1) Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (CBRN) move into the contaminated building for the simulated scenario, May 8, 2019 at Snipe Mont, Okinawa, Japan. The casualty evacuation and CBRN training evolution helped enhance the unit's readiness and proficiency to respond to emergencies while deployed in a field environment.
Marine Air Control Group 18’s 75th anniversary highlights an illustrious history of invaluable service. MACG-18’s lineage can be traced back to Marine Air Warning Squadron 2 which was activated on 8 January 1944 following the battle of Guadalcanal. MACG-18 has served in every war since World War II and they continue to serve faithfully today. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Dakota Heathwarr)
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (VMM-262) participate in a change of command ceremony May 3rd, 2019 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan.
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Richard Rusnok, outgoing commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, salutes during a change of command ceremony at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, April 26, 2019.
MACG-18’s 75th anniversary highlights an illustrious history of invaluable service. It's lineage can be traced back to Marine Air Warning Squadron 2 which was activated on 8 January 1944 following the battle of Guadalcanal.
A CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465, a UH-1Y Venom aircraft with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 and 3d Marine Logistics Group execute a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) mission, recovering an AH-1Z Viper helicopter from W-174 Joint Okinawa Training Range Complex (JOTRC), Idesuna Jima, an uninhabited island off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 11, 2019. TRAP, a unique capability of the Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion, demonstrates 1st Marine Aircraft Wing's ability to provide a relevant, robust, and flexible capability when conducting personnel and aircraft recovery. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Dakota Heathwarr and Cpl. Alexia Lythos)
Republic of Korea Marine Lt. Gen. Jun, Jin Goo, left, shakes hands with U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Sean M. Salene, right, on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 25, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Kristiana Montanez)
Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, refuel and resupply an F-35B Lightning II jet with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, 1st MAW, during Distributed STOVL Operations (DSO) on Ie Shima island, Japan, Jan. 23, 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Dakota Heathwarr)