USS SAN ANTONIO and Its Air Component in Operation

06/09/2013: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Nesbit, a New Castle, Pa., native, and infantry rifleman assigned to Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stands guard while an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, flies near the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), while sailing in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 2, 2013.

The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group.

Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/2/13

  • In the second photo, an MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares to land on the flight deck of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 5, 2013. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward deployed to the U.
  •  In the third photo, MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare to take off on the flight deck of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 5, 2013.
  • In the fourth photo, An CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, prepares to land on the flight deck of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), while sailing in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 2, 2013.
  • In the final photo, an CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th MEU, flies near the USS San Antonio (LPD 17), while sailing in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, June 2, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

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