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Ospreys make Eager Lion landing

A MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261
(Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit lands at an airfield near King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center during Exercise Eager Lion 2012. The aircraft transported U.S. Marines to KASOTC in preparation for their participation in Exercise Eager Lion, an irregular warfare and special operations themed exercise with 19 participating nations and over 11,000 participants intent on maintaining regional stability and strengthening military-to-military relationships.



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This work, Ospreys make Eager Lion landing [Image 1 of 6], by SSG Julius Clayton, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.06.2012

Date Posted:05.16.2012 13:46

Photo ID:581418

VIRIN:120506-A-SB819-624

Resolution:4928x3264

Size:5.32 MB

Location:JO

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