Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Eddie Myers parachutes from a UH-1Y Venom helicopter during insertion training on Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, June 10, 2015. Myers is a parachute safety officer assigned to Detachment 4th Force Reconnaissance Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron S. Richard M Pat Patterson
A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom, AH-1W Super Cobra and a
U.S. Army AH-6 Little Bird
in support of Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) during an offensive air support exercise at Mt. Barrow, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., April 5, 2016.
A U.S. Marine with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force aims at his target from a UH-1Y Venom during
Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) March 18, 2015. The Marines
practiced a visit, board, search and seizure mission from the USS
Anchorage (LPD-23). (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Anna
Nepalese villagers in Bigu, Nepal receive relief supplies from a U.S. Marine UH-1Y Huey, May 8. U.S. Marines and Nepalese soldiers continue to deliver supplies to the rural areas of Nepal. The Nepalese government requested assistance from U.S. Agency for International Development after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck their country April 25. In response to the Nepal earthquake, the U.S. military sent Marines, Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors as part of Joint Task Force 505 at the direction of USAID. The U.S. Marine Corps continues to work hand-in-hand with the Nepalese government through USAID as part of Joint Task Force-505.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Mandaline Hatch/Released)
U.S. Marines engages targets from a UH-1Y Venom with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) above San Clemente Island, Calif., March 20, 2015.
U.S. Marines with 1st Force Reconnaissance Company, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force perform a helocast training exercise out of a UH-1Y Venom at Ferguson Lake, near Yuma, Arizona. The exercise is part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 1-16, a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized 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 photographs by Staff Sergeant Artur Shvartsberg, MAWTS-1 COMCAM, 3 OCT 2015.)