Images: HMM-265 redesignated, awaits Ospreys [Image 2 of 2]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Nicholas Ranum
Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 and the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band gather at at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to perform a redesignation ceremony Sep. 7. VMM-265 is the new designation of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265. The squadron will continue to fly CH-46 Sea Knights until they are replaced by the MV-22B Osprey. VMM-265 is a part of Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III MEF.