Ordnance Marines Arm MAG-40

The ordnance technicians for Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 “Scarface,” Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, sat and waited for the troops-in-contact call, and when it came, they sprinted through the gravel toward the helicopter landing zones to arm aircraft and get them back into action for combat operations in Marjah.

Credit: Marine Aircraft Group 40, Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan, February 9, 2010

  • The first photo shows an ordnance Marine with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, sprinting around the side of an AH-1W “Super Cobra” helicopter during a weapons check here, Feb. 9. The HMLA-367 Marines pride themselves on being able to operate in support of any mission with speed and precision.
  • The second photo shows an ordnance Marine arming the Helo. And the final photo shows the helo taking off armed for a night mission.

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***Posted March 24th, 2010

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