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    Makin Island Underway [Image 1 of 3]

    Makin Island Underway

    INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 12, 2020) – U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Alston Adams launches an F-35B Lightning II, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the 15th MEU are conducting operations off the coast of Somalia under Joint Task Force – Quartz in support of Operation Octave Quartz (OOQ). The OOQ mission is to reposition U.S. Department of Defense personnel from Somalia to other locations in East Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher S. Haley)



    Date Taken: 01.12.2021
    Date Posted: 01.21.2021 11:15
    Photo ID: 6487562
    VIRIN: 210112-N-NY430-1036
    Resolution: 6256x4171
    Size: 1.75 MB
    Location: INDIAN OCEAN

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