PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Topic

mv 22 osprey

9,746 media by topicpage 1 of 98
160729-N-VR008-004 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2016) Sailors

160729-N-VR008-004 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2016) Sailors

160729-N-VR008-004 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2016) Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) Air Department prepare an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the "Greyhawks" of the Marine Medium Tiltr... More

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161, launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) while underway during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exerci... More

An MV-22 Osprey aircrew member scans the landing area

An MV-22 Osprey aircrew member scans the landing area

An MV-22 Osprey aircrew member scans the landing area for possible threats at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) during an air assault as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nat... More

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft from Marine

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft from Marine

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 prepare to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPA... More

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Battalion, 3rd Marine

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Battalion, 3rd Marine

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Marine Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Kilo Company, load an M1161 Growler internally transportable-light strike vehicle onto an MV-22 Osprey aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu... More

160722-N-LD343-006 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) –

160722-N-LD343-006 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) –

160722-N-LD343-006 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) – U.S. and Australian marines return to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) after ground training on the island of Hawaii. More than 300 U.S., Austra... More

Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) steams

Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) steams

Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) steams off the coast of Oahu conducting amphibious operations in support of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and six submarines... More

160722-N-LD343-008 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) –

160722-N-LD343-008 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) –

160722-N-LD343-008 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) – U.S. Marines and Australian soldiers disembark from an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the "Greyhawks" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM 161) after landing abo... More

The Honorable Gordon R. England (left), Secretary of the Navy, speaks with US Marine Corps (USMC) Major General (MGEN) Thomas L. Moore, Commanding Officer (CO), 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina (NC), after Secretary England, and his official party, landed at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, NC, for an orientation flight in an Marine Tiltrotor Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) MV-22 Osprey

The Honorable Gordon R. England (left), Secretary of the Navy, speaks ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, New River State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Zachary R. Frank, USMC Release St... More

A MV-22 Osprey lifts off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3).

A MV-22 Osprey lifts off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious as...

Atlantic Ocean (Dec. 08, 2004) A MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), lifts off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsar... More

US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Third Class (AB3) Terrell T. Washington braces himself against the rotor wash as a US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Argonauts, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), lifts off from the flight deck aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3). The KEARSARGE is conducting landing, launch and recovery training and evaluation with the Ospreys for the aircrew assigned to VMX-22

US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Third Class (AB3) Terrell T. W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Sarah E. Ard, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Terrell T. Washington of Greensboro, N.C., braces himself from rotor wash of a MV-22 Osprey.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Terrell T. Washington of Greensbor...

Atlantic Ocean (Dec. 08, 2004) Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Terrell T. Washington of Greensboro, N.C., braces himself from rotor wash as a MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Air Test and E... More

Amphibious Assault Vehicles with 3rd Battalion, 7th

Amphibious Assault Vehicles with 3rd Battalion, 7th

Amphibious Assault Vehicles with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, approach Range 220, a Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain facility, aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Cali... More

 An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22). takes off from the flight deck.

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tiltrotor Operat...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 23, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assa... More

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the �Argonauts� of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the �Argonauts� of Marine Tiltrotor Opera...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 23, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the amphibious... More

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the �Argonauts� of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), lands on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the �Argonauts� of Marine Tiltrotor Opera...

Atlantic Ocean (Mar. 23, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), lands on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault sh... More

Bow view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), turning and ready for takeoff.   VMX-22 is conducting the final operational test phase of the tiltrotor aircraft. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing  (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

Bow view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... More

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight dec...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) An Aviation Boatswain's Mate guides a MV-22 Osprey onto the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently at sea conducting operational testin... More

A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious as...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 09, 2005) A MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is currently at sea conducting operational testing of the Osprey tilt-r... More

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two conducts a tactical landing .

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Ev...

Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Jun. 16, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the "Argonauts" of Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), conducts a tactical landing at Raven Landing Zone ... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two transports a hummer.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Eva...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 16, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the "Argonauts" of Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), transports a hummer from the flight deck of USS Bataan... More

An MV-22 Osprey conducts a tactical landing at Raven Landing Zone on board Camp Lejeune Marine Base.

An MV-22 Osprey conducts a tactical landing at Raven Landing Zone on b...

Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Jun. 16, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to the Argonauts of Marine Tilt-Rotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), conducts a tactical landing at Raven Landing Zone on... More

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Eva...

Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 18, 2005) An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (... More

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BATAAN (LHD 5) shown underway with all eight US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tlitrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), turning and ready for takeoff. VMX-22 is conducting the final operational test phase of the tiltrotor aircraft. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

Stern view of the US Navy (USN) Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Jeremy L. Grisham, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), prepares to land on the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS WASP (LHD 1). The WASP, homeported at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, is conducting port familiarization operations in anticipation of an upcoming underway training period with the USMC MV-22 Osprey. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and scheduled to replace the aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

A US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tiltrotor Operational Te...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Wasp (LHD 1) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Timothy Bensken, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to unfold it�s rotors on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to unfold it�s rotors on the...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 02, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to unfold its rotors on the flight deck of the amp... More

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to land on the flight deck o...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 02, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious assau... More

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to takeoff from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey prepares to takeoff from the flight d...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 02, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to takeoff from the flight deck of the amphibious ... More

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to takeoff.

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operati...

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 02, 2005) A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Two (VMX-22), prepares to takeoff from the flight deck of the amphibious ... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), Argonauts, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, North Carolina (NC), executes a vertical take off from the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS WASP (LHD 1) as another Osprey waits to launch. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and is scheduled to replace the aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service. The WASP is currently conducting deck-landing qualifications on the Atlantic Ocean

A US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Air Test and Evaluation ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Wasp (LHD 1) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Timothy Bensken, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron Two Six Three takes off from amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during night flight operations.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron Two Six T...

Atlantic Ocean (Feb. 21, 2007) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron Two Six Three takes off from amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during night flight operations. Nassau is unde... More

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., flies over the Gulf of Mexico.

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) ...

GULF OF MEXICO (Mar. 30, 2007) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., flies over the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas in Florida... More

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., flies over the Gulf of Mexico.

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) ...

GULF OF MEXICO (Mar. 30, 2007) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C., flies over the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas in Florida... More

The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter exits the back of an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263, after receiving a demonstration flight.

The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter...

CAMP LEJEUNE N.C. (May. 11, 2007) The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter exits the back of an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263, after receiving... More

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 2nd Class Juan Pena assigned to air department guides an MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 2nd Class Juan Pena assigned to air...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (May. 22, 2007) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handling 2nd Class Juan Pena assigned to air department guides an MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 onto the flight deck of am... More

Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler Ricardo Zaldana, observes the landing of an MV-22 Osprey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler Ricardo Zaldana, observes the ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 29, 2007) Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler Ricardo Zaldana, observes the landing of an MV-22 Osprey aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). USS Nassau is currently on ... More

An MV-22 Osprey prepares to land aboard the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious (R 06).

An MV-22 Osprey prepares to land aboard the Royal Navy aircraft carrie...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 10, 2007) An MV-22 Osprey prepares to land aboard the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious (R 06). This was first time that an Osprey has embarked in a non-U.S. ship. U.S. Navy photo... More

An MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 takes to the air from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

An MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Sep. 29, 2007) An MV-22 "Osprey" attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 takes to the air from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wa... More

An MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 takes to the air from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

An MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 26...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Sep. 29, 2007) An MV-22 "Osprey" attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 takes to the air from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wa... More

Lights on the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) illuminate a MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 as it transits the Straits of Tiran.

Lights on the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship ...

STRAITS OF TIRAN (Oct. 03, 2007) Lights on the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) illuminate a MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 263 as it tr... More

Aviation boatswain's mate handlers prepare to chock and chain a MV-22 Osprey during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Aviation boatswain's mate handlers prepare to chock and chain a MV-22 ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2008) Aviation boatswain's mate handlers prepare to chock and chain a MV-22 Osprey during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4). Nassau deployed as par... More

An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) after refueling.

An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault sh...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 20, 2008) An MV-22 Osprey takes off the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) after refueling. The Nassau Strike Group deployed in support of maritime security opera... More

A flying look into women's history

A flying look into women's history

Capt. Elizabeth A. Okoreeh-Baah, the first female MV-22 Osprey pilot, stands on the flight line after a combat operation March 12, 2008. The Nashville, Tenn., native spent five years flying the CH-46E Sea Knigh... More

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi Infantry Brigade,

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi Infantry Brigade,

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi Infantry Brigade, 7th Iraqi Infantry Division, patrol through a wadi east of Baghdadi, Iraq, March 18. The soldiers arrived to the wadi in MV-22 Ospreys, the first time ... More

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi infantry brigade,

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi infantry brigade,

Iraqi army soldiers from the 27th Iraqi infantry brigade, 7th Iraqi infantry division search a pile of junk for any signs of insurgent activity in a wadi east of Baghdadi, Iraq, on March 18. The soldiers have b... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jun. 05, 2008) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the "Thunder Chickens" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 takes off from the flight deck of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Ba... More

MV-22 Osprey

MV-22 Osprey

Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), shut down an MV-22 Osprey after a mission, July 10. The "Golden Eagles" recently celebrated their 57th birthday June 30th, ... More

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 lands aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 lands ...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 22, 2008) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 lands aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Iwo Jima is participating in Joint Tas... More

Osprey Look Out

Osprey Look Out

U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Theo Mahiai of Molokai, Hawaii, an MV-22 Osprey crew chief from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266, keeps a watchful eye out the rear of his aircraft on the flightline at Al Asad Air Ba... More

An MV-22 Osprey begins its take-off procedures aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

An MV-22 Osprey begins its take-off procedures aboard the amphibious d...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 03, 2009) An MV-22 Osprey begins its take-off procedures aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). Elements of the Bataan Amphibious Readiness Group and the 22nd Ma... More

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM ) 263 (Reinforced) is secured to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM ) 263 (Rein...

SOUDA BAY, Greece (Jun. 17, 2009) An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM ) 263 (Reinforced) is secured to the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) as the sun comes u... More

Landing signalmen launch an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Landing signalmen launch an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 01, 2009) Landing signalmen launch an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during a C... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 prepares to take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4).

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrot...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 01, 2009) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 prepares to take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) during Composi... More

Marines depart an MV-22 Osprey on the flight deck of USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Marines depart an MV-22 Osprey on the flight deck of USS Nassau (LHA 4...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Jan. 19, 2010) Marines from Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU), depart an MV-22 Osprey on the flight deck of the amphibiou... More

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (FMF) Joseph Williams,

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (FMF) Joseph Williams,

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (FMF) Joseph Williams, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alejandro Calzada and Marine Staff Sgt. Jenna Kumpf stand by near an MV-22B Osprey after medically evacuating a USS Nassau (LHA 4) ... More

Medical evacuation

Medical evacuation

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alejandro Calzada looks to the cockpit of a MV-22B Osprey with VMM-162 carrying an injured Sailor. The Sailor was medically evacuated from USS Nassau (LHA 4) to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 taxis to the flight line at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrot...

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Jan. 24, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 taxis to the flight line at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The Gol... More

Marines board an MV-22 Osprey aboard USS Nassau (LHA 4).

Marines board an MV-22 Osprey aboard USS Nassau (LHA 4).

CARIBBEAN SEA (Jan. 24, 2010) Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) board an MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced) abo... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrot...

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Jan. 24, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 takes off at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The Golden Eagles tran... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 taxis to the flight line at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrot...

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Jan. 24, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 taxis to the flight line at the airfield at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The Gol... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162, is on the tarmac at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrot...

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (Jan. 24, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162, is on the tarmac at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. The Osprey is scheduled to fly... More

An MV-22 Osprey launches from USS Nassau (LHA 4).

An MV-22 Osprey launches from USS Nassau (LHA 4).

CARIBBEAN SEA (Jan. 24, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Golden Eagles of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced) launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) to conduct an ... More

Two MV-22 "Osprey" aircraft from Marine Tiltrotor Squadron

Two MV-22 "Osprey" aircraft from Marine Tiltrotor Squadron

Two MV-22 "Osprey" aircraft from Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 161 take off from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Feb. 12. Almost a dozen CH-53E "Super Stallion" aircraft preceded the Osprey aircraft as part of Th... More

Fight deck directors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) launch an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (MMV) 162.

Fight deck directors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashla...

CARIBBEAN SEA (Jan. 27, 2010) Fight deck directors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) launch an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (MMV) 162. Ashland is supporti... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals an MV-22

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals an MV-22

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, to take off from the flight deck of the amphibious a... More

Marines assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment board an MV-22 Osprey aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21).

Marines assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment ...

ONSLOW BAY, N.C. (Apr. 15, 2010) Marines assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment board an MV-22 Osprey aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York is underway... More

Members of the crash and salvage crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and air crewman from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) hoist a propeller from an MV-22 Osprey.

Members of the crash and salvage crew of the amphibious assault ship U...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May. 19, 2010) Members of the crash and salvage crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) and air crewman from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) h... More

Rear Adm. Garry White, commander Strike Force Training

Rear Adm. Garry White, commander Strike Force Training

Rear Adm. Garry White, commander Strike Force Training Atlantic, meets with Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall. Carter Hall is part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Gro... More

Osprey takes on 'Brown-Out' in Afghanistan

Osprey takes on 'Brown-Out' in Afghanistan

An MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 lands in "brown out" conditions during routine missions, July 15. Osprey and other helicopter pilots face these types of landings every day as they sup... More

United Kingdom Cpl. Mark Bone, an arming landing point

United Kingdom Cpl. Mark Bone, an arming landing point

United Kingdom Cpl. Mark Bone, an arming landing point commander with 664 Squadron, Army Air Corps, gets a quick seat belt lesson from U.S. Marine Sgt. John Leist, a crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squa... More

An MV-22 Osprey departs USS Wasp (LHD 1).

An MV-22 Osprey departs USS Wasp (LHD 1).

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 04, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Operational Test Squadron (VMX) 21 departs the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) during testing and evaluating of the Osprey ... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 126 prepares to launch from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 12...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sep. 15, 2010) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron (VMM) 126 prepares to launch from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is underway con... More

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) observes an

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) observes an

An Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) observes an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan. Bataan is underway conducting land... More

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 celebrates receiving

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 celebrates receiving

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 celebrates receiving their first MV-22 "Osprey" in an unvieling ceremony Oct. 20 in their hangar.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals an MV-22 Osprey to take off.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals ...

GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 27, 2010) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Mark Hernandez signals an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary ... More

'Sea Elk' opens doors to local Marines

'Sea Elk' opens doors to local Marines

Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., exit an MV-22 "Osprey" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 166 during "Warrior Day" at the flight line here Jan. 10.... More

Two MV-22 "Ospreys" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

Two MV-22 "Ospreys" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

Two MV-22 "Ospreys" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 fly over San Diego, Jan. 11. The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar-based aircraft flew to Yuma, Ariz., to practice landing in formations of three aircraft.

Marines with Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team

Marines with Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team

Marines with Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, load a MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron VMM-261 (Reinforced), 24th Marin... More

Sgt. Paul Arnold, left, and Lance Cpl. Carl Rowan,

Sgt. Paul Arnold, left, and Lance Cpl. Carl Rowan,

Sgt. Paul Arnold, left, and Lance Cpl. Carl Rowan, both assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Airman Charles Cutshall, aviation machinist's mate, tig... More

USS Carl Vinson action

USS Carl Vinson action

Airman Tracey Gonzales, aviation support equipment technician, assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department, performs maintenance on a mobile electric powerplant aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft car... More

An MV-22 "Osprey" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

An MV-22 "Osprey" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron

An MV-22 "Osprey" from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 makes a vertical landing at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Feb. 17. Sgt. Allen Hilliard, a crew chief with VMM-561, keeps a careful eye on the Ospre... More

Marine Aircraft Group 16 of Marine Corps Air Station

Marine Aircraft Group 16 of Marine Corps Air Station

Marine Aircraft Group 16 of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar celebrated 100,000 flight hours with the MV-22 "Osprey" Feb. 18. The hours take into account total flight time from the Air Force and Marine Corps V-... More

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 01, 2011) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). This is the first landing by an Osprey on ... More

An MV-22 Osprey approaches ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

An MV-22 Osprey approaches ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 01, 2011) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). This is the first time an Osprey has conduct... More

Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine

Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine

Marines with Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to board an MV-22 Osprey aboard one of the training fields around Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 17, to conduct a f... More

Sgt. Joseph W. Meccico, a crew chief with Marine Medium

Sgt. Joseph W. Meccico, a crew chief with Marine Medium

Sgt. Joseph W. Meccico, a crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264, communicates with the flight crew of a MV-22B Osprey during takeoff from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Rawhid... More

A KC-130J Hercules belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler

A KC-130J Hercules belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler

A KC-130J Hercules belonging to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 flies over the Middle East with two Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 MV-22B Ospreys, April 3. Six Ospreys with Marine Medium Til... More

A KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport

A KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport

A KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 rests on the Camp Bastion, Afghanistan flightline prior to escorting three MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 to Naval ... More

VMM-263 (REIN) Osprey Airframe Mechanics Keep Transformers in Flight

VMM-263 (REIN) Osprey Airframe Mechanics Keep Transformers in Flight

Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Handshue, left, and Sgt. Richard Simpson, right, airframe mechanics with Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, work on an MV-22B Osprey aboard ... More

Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Handshue, left, and Sgt. Richard

Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Handshue, left, and Sgt. Richard

Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Handshue, left, and Sgt. Richard Simpson, right, airframe mechanics with Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, work on an MV-22B Osprey aboard ... More

Marines with the platoon designated for tactical recovery

Marines with the platoon designated for tactical recovery

Marines with the platoon designated for tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, respond to a... More

Pilots aboard an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium

Pilots aboard an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium

Pilots aboard an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to land aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan. Bataan i... More

A watercolor painting of a MV-22 Osprey painted by Cmdr. Monica Allen, a Navy combat artist specializing in watercolor,

A watercolor painting of a MV-22 Osprey painted by Cmdr. Monica Allen,...

SIGONELLA, Sicily (May. 11, 2011) A watercolor painting of a MV-22 Osprey painted by Cmdr. Monica Allen, a Navy combat artist specializing in watercolor, is displayed in her workspace while deployed to Naval Ai... More

While flying over the ocean off the coast of San Diego,

While flying over the ocean off the coast of San Diego,

While flying over the ocean off the coast of San Diego, an MV-22B Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 receives fuel from a KC-130J Hercules from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 May 12... More

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263

Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, perform maintenance on an MV-22B Osprey aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan. Bataan is the ... More

The National Museum of the Marine Corps Traveling Exhibit in Federal Hall

The National Museum of the Marine Corps Traveling Exhibit in Federal H...

Sgt. Mohamed Mohamed, a New York native and personnel chief, 1st Marine Recruiting District, stands with the The National Museum of the Marine Corps Traveling Exhibit in Federal Hall. The exhibit contains a col... More

Spectators wave and take photos of the MV-22 Osprey

Spectators wave and take photos of the MV-22 Osprey

Spectators wave and take photos of the MV-22 Osprey leaving after a helicopter raid demonstration at Eisenhower Park during Fleet Week New York 2011, May 28. The demonstration was held by Marines with the 24th ... More

USS Bataan action

USS Bataan action

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, launches from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan during routine flight operations. Bataan is t... More

Cpl. Jeb Sayer walks atop an MV-22B Osprey while performing

Cpl. Jeb Sayer walks atop an MV-22B Osprey while performing

Cpl. Jeb Sayer walks atop an MV-22B Osprey while performing general maintenance in Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264’s hangar at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, June 16. Sayer is a flightline mechanic with VMM-26... More

Cpl. Travis Alder, Flintstone, Md., native is an MV-22B

Cpl. Travis Alder, Flintstone, Md., native is an MV-22B

Cpl. Travis Alder, Flintstone, Md., native is an MV-22B Osprey crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264, deployed out of Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C. He is currently serving his first to... More