Images: Logistics Marines assist infantry with resupply by air [Image 12 of 12]
Lance Cpl. Luis Bustillos (left), from San Diego, and Lance Cpl. Heather Armstrong, from Durant, Okla., landing support specialist Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), watch as CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) flies into position for a air resupply mission, April 24, 2012. Bustillos and Armstrong helped prepare and load a 9,000-pound shipment of ammunition, food, and water headed to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment. During these types of missions, the helicopter comes within 10 feet of the ground as Marines latch the pallet of supplies onto its hook. The supplies will fly underneath the helicopter to their destination.
Date Posted:04.25.2012 09:04