Nov 8, 2012

An MV-22B Osprey takes off after landing support specialists attached a 7,000-pound concrete block during dual-point external training on Ie Shima Oct. 25. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 recently switched from the CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter to the Osprey, which allows for dual-point external operations at faster speeds. The landing support specialists are with Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The pilot and crew are with VMM-265, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III MEF

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