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Osprey Touch & Go Landings!
MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 Reinforced, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct touch and go and aerial refueling exercises in the Fifth Fleet area of operations, April 26, 2013. The 26th MEU os deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations aboard Kearsage Amphibious Ready Group. The 26th MEU operates continuously across the globe, providing the president and unified combatant commanders with a forward-deployed, sea-based quick reaction force. The MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Cpl. Kyle N. Runnels/Released).