October 2016 - U.S. Marines with Marines Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion 11th Marines conduct a CH-53 Day Battle Drill Exercise including delivery of a M777 towed 155mm howitzer during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 1-17 (WTI) at Fire Base Burt, California.
WTI is a seven week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 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 video by Lance Cpl. Victoria A. Taylor Video edited by USA Patriotism!