Military Photo: Osprey Up And Away

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Posted: 10/01/2017

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Oct. 3, 2017) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (Reinforced) lifts off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during flight operations. America is the flagship for the America Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand)



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