U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maurice J. Lewis, aviation ordnance systems technician with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) talks about his military occupational specialty and the role he plays in supporting Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 2-17. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Drake)
Taken: 04.23.2017 | Video by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Drake
A U.S. Marine Corps UH1-Y Venom assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Squadron One (MAWTS-1) lands at a forward arming and refueling point (FARP) during Assault Support Tactics 3 at Auxiliary Airfield 2, Yuma, Ariz., April 21, 2017. This exercise was part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) 2-17, a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force and provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo...
Taken: 04.21.2017 | Photo by Lance Cpl. Javon Thompson