vmm 161

Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) prepare to launch a CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced).  
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Chad Swysgood/Released)

Night Crew

Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit perform post-flight maintenance on an AH-1Z Viper aboard the USS Anchorage in the Philippine Sea, June 2, 2015. The Marines of VMM-161 work day and night to ensure the aircraft are mission capable.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean Berry/Released)