Sea Knight USMC Ops

09/13/2011: Sea Knight USMC Ops

Credit: USN Visual Service: 7/17/2011 (1st Photo); 7/9/11 (remaining photos).

  • In the first photo, CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters assigned to the Evil Eyes of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 refuel on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during night flight operations. Boxer and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are underway supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
  • In the second photo, A CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter assigned to the Evil Eyes of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 transfers supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman, left, to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock during a replenishment at sea. Comstock and the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are underway supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
  • In the third and fourth photos, CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters assigned to the Evil Eyes of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 approach the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman, left, to transfer supplies to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock during a replenishment at sea.

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