VMM-261 Inserts Troops Into Marjah

Marines from 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan are seen making their way toward three MV-22 Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261, Marine Aircraft Group 40, MEB-Afghanistan: the three Ospreys inserted them into Marjah to help provide relief to an infantry battalion, who had been engaged in a heavy firefight on February 19th, 2010.

Credit:  Marine Aircraft Group 40, February 2010

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***Posted March 8th, 2010

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