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A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 lands on a flight line during exercise Raven 18-06 at the Combat Readiness Training Center, Gulfport, Miss., August 3, 2018. Raven is a realistic military training exercise, in which HMH-461 provides air support to Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command. This exercise allows the squadron to conduct core and mission skills training to improve their combat readiness within the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. The CH-53E Super Stallions and crew are assigned to HMH-461, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody J. Ohira) - A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 lands on a flight line during exercise Raven 18-06 at the Combat Readiness Training Center, Gulfport, Miss., August 3, 2018. Raven is a realistic military training exercise, in which HMH-461 provides air support to Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command. This exercise allows the squadron to conduct core and mission skills training to improve their combat readiness within the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. The CH-53E Super Stallions and crew are assigned to HMH-461, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody J. Ohira)

Marines assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2 and personnel from Program Executive Officer Land Systems cut a ribbon, unveiling new radar systems aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 28, 2017. MACS-2 showcased the Common Aviation Command and Control System; AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar; and Composite Tracking Network, and how they integrate with one another. The new equipment will provide faster and more accurate data than previous equipment which will allow Marine Air-Ground Task Force commanders to maintain better situational awareness, improving their decision ability. MACS-2 is a part of Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released) - Marines assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2 and personnel from Program Executive Officer Land Systems cut a ribbon, unveiling new radar systems aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 28, 2017. MACS-2 showcased the Common Aviation Command and Control System; AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar; and Composite Tracking Network, and how they integrate with one another. The new equipment will provide faster and more accurate data than previous equipment which will allow Marine Air-Ground Task Force commanders to maintain better situational awareness, improving their decision ability. MACS-2 is a part of Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released)

Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy (left) speaks to Marines assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 542 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 26, 2017. Glavy talked about how well the Marines are doing in preparing for their upcoming deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Leading up to the deployment the Marines assigned to the squadron have conducted approximately 2,500 maintenance hours and worked 12 hour days every day of the week. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. VMA-542 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd MAW. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released) - Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy (left) speaks to Marines assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 542 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., June 26, 2017. Glavy talked about how well the Marines are doing in preparing for their upcoming deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Leading up to the deployment the Marines assigned to the squadron have conducted approximately 2,500 maintenance hours and worked 12 hour days every day of the week. Glavy is the commanding general of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. VMA-542 is assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd MAW. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Pfc. Skyler Pumphret/ Released)

Col. James Wellons gives the opening remarks during the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-17 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., April 30, 2017. WTI is a seven week period of instruction that trains Marines and Sailors to become certified Weapons and Tactics Instructors. More than 200 Marines and Sailors graduated from this class of WTI. Wellons is the commanding officer of Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1, Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released) - Col. James Wellons gives the opening remarks during the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-17 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., April 30, 2017. WTI is a seven week period of instruction that trains Marines and Sailors to become certified Weapons and Tactics Instructors. More than 200 Marines and Sailors graduated from this class of WTI. Wellons is the commanding officer of Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1, Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released)

Sgt. Alicia Hojara, center, was awarded the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce’s Service Person of the Quarter award during an honorary luncheon in Emerald Isle, N.C., Feb. 10, 2017. Master Sgt. Christopher McGuire, left, and Lt. Col. Garrett Randel, right, nominated Hojara for her outstanding dedication to giving back to the local community. Hojara volunteers for multiple organizations including the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors that provides comfort and care for families who have lost a family member in the armed services. Randel is the commanding officer and McGuire is the aviation ordnance chief of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training unit aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released) - Sgt. Alicia Hojara, center, was awarded the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce’s Service Person of the Quarter award during an honorary luncheon in Emerald Isle, N.C., Feb. 10, 2017. Master Sgt. Christopher McGuire, left, and Lt. Col. Garrett Randel, right, nominated Hojara for her outstanding dedication to giving back to the local community. Hojara volunteers for multiple organizations including the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors that provides comfort and care for families who have lost a family member in the armed services. Randel is the commanding officer and McGuire is the aviation ordnance chief of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training unit aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released)

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