An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands on the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), at sea, Sept. 24, 2013. The 26th MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force forward-deployed to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group serving as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious operations across the full range of military operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher Q. Stone, 26th MEU Combat Camera/Released)

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to the Marine  Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266, departs the amphibious transport  dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17). San Antonio is participating in  Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the Coast of the U.S. in  preparation for a deployment this spring.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass  Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lacordrick Wilson/Released)