How Marines Light Up The Sky For Ground Troops: Battlefield Illumination Operation

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), conducts a battlefield illumination operation during Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-18 at Yuma, Ariz., on Oct. 02, 2017. WTI is a seven-week training even hosted by MAWTS-1 cadre, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force and provides standardized advance tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Charnelle Smith)

How Marines Light Up The Sky For Ground Troops: Battlefield Illumination Operation
How Marines Light Up The Sky For Ground Troops: Battlefield Illumination Operation
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