Submitted by: 3d Marine Aircraft Wing
Operation Iraqi Freedom II
A CH-46E Sea Knight lifts off from a runway in Al Taqaddum Air Base, Iraq, April 5. The pilots and aircrew received a call for a casualty evacuation while on ‘alert status.’ The helicopters carry corpsmen to handle the casualties during transport. The helicopter and crew belong to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 161, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., which is supporting the CASEVAC mission in the region referred to as the Sunni Triangle in Iraq.
Photo by: Sgt. Nathan K. LaForte
HMM-161 in Iraq
Comment by: asd on Apr 26, 2006 07:11 PM
you can clearly see SWIFTY, the purple fox on this helo. THis craft belongs to HMM-364 which was at Al Taqqadum in 2005, as well as Al Asad in 2003.
Posted by Admin on 2004-04-10; Last Modified on 2006-04-26
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