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Ospreys make longest Pacific flight to date

An MV-22B Osprey receives an aerial refuel Aug. 2 during a flight from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to Townsville, Australia. The flight is currently the longest to be performed by the Osprey in the Pacific region. The Osprey is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Photo by Lance Cpl. David N. Hersey



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This work, Ospreys make longest Pacific flight to date, by LCpl David Hersey, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.02.2013

Date Posted:08.09.2013 03:56

Photo ID:991884

VIRIN:130802-M-SD875-127

Resolution:3744x2943

Size:8.65 MB

Location:FUTENMA, OKINAWA, JPGlobe

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