Tagged: Marine Corps Air Station

VMFAT-101 Visiting Long Beach Airport

The sound of military jets could be heard all over the city of Long Beach, California during the Labor Day weekend. The source of that sound was Marine Flight Attack Training Squadron VMFAT-101 know as “The Sharpshooters” based at...

Saying Goodbye….

Men become attached, even grow to love certain non-human things, like a Cowboy to his horse, it was the same with the U.S. Marines and their Boeing Vertol CH-46 (Sea Knight) helicopters . First procured by the Marine Corps...

WTI 15-1

As the sun rises over the Sonoran desert to the east, the U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, are already at work, getting their aircraft ready for another day of the WTI’s. It’s that time of...

Red Flag 14-1

Las Vegas, NV- The 414th Combat Training Squadron of Nellis Air Force Base (NAFB) hosted the first of its 2014 series of Red Flag training exercises from January 27th -February 14th. Red Flag is a series of high intensity...

Meet the C.O.

This is the first in a series, where we informally sit down and speak with the Commanding Officer of various military units. Simply called the C.O. he/she is responsible for everything, and I do mean everything that happens within...

Hawaii’s 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show

The 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show was presented aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Oahu. The Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) offered a great stage to present an air show to tens of thousands of spectators.  Brooding volcanic mountains...