Lance Cpl. Joshua Bladdick (right), a native of St. James, Mo., and heavy equipment operator with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, participates in career day at Michael C. Riley Elementary School in Bluffton, S.C., Jan. 23. The Marines explained and demonstrated the capabilities of their heavy equipment used to support various operations both in deployed environments and at home. Some responsibilities of MWSS-273 include internal airfield communications, weather services, expeditionary airfield services, aircraft rescue and firefighting, aircraft and ground refueling, essential engineering services, motor transport, messing, chemical defense, security and law enforcement, airbase commandant functions, and explosive ordinance disposal.
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BLUFFTON, SC, US
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