US Marines conduct air assault exercise in the East China Sea today

EAST CHINA SEA (March 16, 2017) Marines, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare to embark an MV-22B Osprey, assigned to the “Flying Tigers” of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262, on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during an air assault exercise in support of amphibious integration training (AIT). AIT is designed to integrate all elements of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHR ESG) and 31st MEU to test their ability to plan for and execute mission essential tasks. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the BHR ESG, with embarked 31st MEU, is on a routine patrol, operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance warfighting readiness and posture forward as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jesse Marquez Magallanes/Released)

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