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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|HMLA-267 Training in Arizona, 11-Dec-14 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, AZ by Cpl Uriel Avendano - Stepping into the body of an armed and loaded UH-1Y Venom helicopter, a sense of mission readiness envelops the crew. |
|Omnibus Spending Bill for CRH-60 and Marine One, 10-Dec-14 : Today, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Omnibus spending bill – a must-pass bill that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year – includes $368,086,000 for the Presidential Helicopter program and $100 million for the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program, two major helicopter construction projects being undertaken by a team of Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin Owego. |
|US Marines Two Months Fighting Ebola in West Africa, 08-Dec-14 : MORÓN AIR BASE, Spain By 1st Lt. Gerard Farao - Since Oct. 8, 2014 a detachment of 100 U.S. Marines and sailors from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF) provided support to Operation United Assistance (OUA), the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis in Liberia.|