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Marines perfect refuelling during flights

Two MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircrafts conducted daytime aerial refueling on the south east side of Okinawa Oct. 30. Prior to the event, practice runs were done to ensure the refueling ran smoothly. 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 3 of 5], by Cpl Anne Henry, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.30.2013

Date Posted:11.13.2013 23:42

Photo ID:1051763

VIRIN:131030-M-GX379-006

Resolution:3861x2574

Size:1.6 MB

Location:FUTENMA, OKINAWA, JPGlobe

Hometown:FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US

Hometown:WILSON, NC, US

Hometown:YUMA, AZ, US

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