Mar 20, 2014

Lance Cpl. Michael A. Marin, a flightline crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Elizabeth, N.J., conducts a post-maintenance turnover inspection on the rotor of an MV-22 Osprey, Mar. 20. Continual flight-line operations aboard the USS BHR are in support of the 31st MEU’s Certification Exercise, during which members of Special Operations Training Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, evaluate the MEU as it conducts its mission essential tasks in a variety of scenarios. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force of choice for the Asia-Pacific region and is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU.

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