Flight operations

7647961: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jaden Betancourt, a bulk-fuel specialist with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 273, fuels an AV-8B Harrier II February 22, at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) conducted distributed aviation operations outside of their home duty station and local area to validate logistics, sustainment, and communications requirements for command elements. MWSS-273 is a subordinate unit of 2nd MAW, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force.

Photos by Cpl. Adam Henke, USMC

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