Marines Conduct Helo Raid
June 30, 2022
June 28, 2022 - U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 2/5, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, disembark from an MV-22B Osprey during a helicopter raid training exercise on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan. The training exercise consisted of Marines taking control of a known location to establish a Forward Arming and Refueling Point.
The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premiere crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Manuel Alvarado.