Jul 24, 2015

Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare to depart an expeditionary airfield at Camp Wilson aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 17, to conduct a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission with 3rd Platoon, C Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, during a certification exercise for Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 16.1. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a fully capable crisis response unit with the ability to project power over the vast distances using organic air and ground combat assets.

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