October 2016 - U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division conduct Assault Support Tactics (AST) 1 including air delivery and live fire of artillery during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-17 at Fire Base Burt, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California.
WTI is 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. 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. Benjamin B. Drake Video edited by USA Patriotism!