US Marine Corps USMC
Created on 10 Nov, 1775 by an act of the Continental Congress, the first Marines were recruited in Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, PA. The rest is history. The worlds finest fighting force started operating helicopters in 1947. Developed vertical assault and vertical envelopment techniques. Continue to expand maneuver warfare capabilities with introduction of MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.
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|USMC MV-22 Ospreys in Cobra Gold 2015, 19-Feb-15 : SATTAHIP, Thailand by Cpl Joshua Murray – Five MV-22 Ospreys flew over 2,200 nautical miles to participate in exercise Cobra Gold 2015 Feb. 7-21, and in the process, marked the first time the Osprey has been refueled by the U.S. Air Force KC-10 aircraft in-flight.|
|First Overhauled UH-1N Delivered to the CBP, 13-Feb-15 : VAN NUYS, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Air and Marine (OAM) received the first of eight completely overhauled UH-1N twin-engine helicopters this week.|
|Two Osprey Simulators Delivered to Marines HMX-1, 10-Feb-15 : ST. LOUIS – The V-22 team of Bell Helicopter and Boeing recently delivered two MV-22 Osprey flight training simulators to the HMX-1 Presidential Airlift Squadron, enabling Marine aviators to more efficiently train for their critical and highly-visible transport mission.|