U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
In Any Clime and Place
Photo By: Cpl. Isis M. Ramirez
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii - Cpl. Nicholas P. Brazil, helicopter crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, adjusts radio wires aboard a UH-1Y Super Huey July 7 during cross-cockpit training with pilots of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 as part of Rim of the Pacific 2012. Multiple detachments of aviation and support units will be assigned to HMH 463 (reinforced) during RIMPAC 12 to comprise the aviation combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 3. Approximately 2,200 personnel from nine nations comprise SPMAGTF-3, Combined Force Land Component Command. The CFLCC is conducting amphibious and land-based operations in order to enhance multinational and joint interoperability.
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