CV-22 Images: Almost Like Paintings

05/12/2014: CV-22 Images: Almost Like Paintings

 

The credit for the first photo goes to Air Force Public Affairs Agency and is dated 5/3/14.  The credit for the remaining photos goes to 3rd Combat Camera Squadron and is dated 3/8/12.

  • In the first photo, Airmen perform maintenance checks on a CV-22 Osprey during Emerald Warrior at Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 3, 2014. The Cv-22s are flown during the annual, joint exercise to train special operations, conventional and partner nation forces in combat scenarios designed to hone special operations air and ground combat skills, and is the Department of Defense’s only irregular warfare exercise.  
  • In the second photo, a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey lands in a field during Emerald Warrior, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 8, 2012. The primary purpose of Emerald Warrior is to exercise special operations components in urban and irregular warfare settings to support combatant commanders in theater campaigns. Emerald Warrior leverages lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and other historical lessons to provide better trained and ready forces to combatant commanders.
  • In the third photo, a U.S. Air Force aircrew member conducts a pre-flight inspection on a CV-22 Osprey during Emerald Warrior, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 8, 2012.
  • In the fourth photo, a U.S. Air Force aircrew member conducts a pre-flight inspection on a CV-22 Osprey during Emerald Warrior, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 8, 2012.
  • In the final photo, a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey lands in a field during Emerald Warrior, Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 8, 2012.

The Osprey is a system which allows overlap in USMC and USAF pilot training which is done in New River, North Carolina. 

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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