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Marines perfect refuelling during flights

An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft taxies to a stop after night aerial refueling training Nov. 7 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The Marines flew two aerial refueling missions on both Oct. 30 and Nov. 7 in day light and low-light conditions. The Osprey and crew are with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), currently assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, III Marine Expeditionary Force.



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This work, Marines perfect refuelling during flights [Image 5 of 5], by Cpl Anne Henry, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.07.2013

Date Posted:11.13.2013 23:36

Photo ID:1051759

VIRIN:131107-M-GX379-001

Resolution:3861x2574

Size:2.93 MB

Location:FUTENMA, OKINAWA, JPGlobe

Hometown:FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US

Hometown:WILSON, NC, US

Hometown:YUMA, AZ, US

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