Jul 24, 2015

An Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares to depart landing zone K Springs aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 17, as part of a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission 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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