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An AV-8B Harrier attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced) launches across the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

Couple o’ Harriers pouring the coals on a frigid scene.

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (Oct. 6, 2024) - U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier ground attack aircraft assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 311, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., take off for a sortie at Eielson Air Force Base during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-1. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft) 141006-F-YW474-207

AND AWAY WE GO

Boatswain’s Mate 1C Jesse Seagrave signals to an AV-8B Harrier jet assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 223 aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) prior to launch June 24, 2013, while underway in the Atlantic Ocean.