Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Take-Off

An MV-22 Osprey attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced) launches from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

 

Makin Island, the flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is on a scheduled deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) to the U.S. 7th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility.

Naval Today Staff, August 19, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Lindahl

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