Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Colyn, an aviation boatswain's mate (handler), directs a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 to land aboard the USS Tarawa (LHA 1).  Rim of the Pacific is an international exercise that enhances the joint cooperation and proficiency of maritime and air forces of Australia, Canada, Chile, Peru, Japan, Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.
RMW89P6FNavy Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Colyn, an aviation boatswain's mate (handler), directs a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 to land aboard the USS Tarawa (LHA 1). Rim of the Pacific is an international exercise that enhances the joint cooperation and proficiency of maritime and air forces of Australia, Canada, Chile, Peru, Japan, Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Viet Tran, pilot, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, reviews the flight operation itinerary, Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2012. HMH-363 conducted flight operations in support of troops throughout the Helmand province.
RM2GH1R8HU.S. Marine Corps Capt. Viet Tran, pilot, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, reviews the flight operation itinerary, Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2012. HMH-363 conducted flight operations in support of troops throughout the Helmand province.
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363) load a CH-53E Super Stallion onto a ship aboard Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 6, 2019. The aircraft are being loaded onto a ship to be transported for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)
RMRKNM4KU.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363) load a CH-53E Super Stallion onto a ship aboard Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 6, 2019. The aircraft are being loaded onto a ship to be transported for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)
U.S. Marines Cpl. Zachary Hughes (left) and Lance Cpl. Madison DeLoach, crew chiefs, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363), remove a. 50-caliber aircraft machine gun to load gear onto a CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter, Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2012. HMH-363 conducted flight operations in support of troops throughout the Helmand Province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert R. Carrasco/Released). Marine heavy lift helicopters in action over Afghanistan 120105-M-CL319-108
RMHF0MFEU.S. Marines Cpl. Zachary Hughes (left) and Lance Cpl. Madison DeLoach, crew chiefs, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363), remove a. 50-caliber aircraft machine gun to load gear onto a CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter, Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Jan. 5, 2012. HMH-363 conducted flight operations in support of troops throughout the Helmand Province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert R. Carrasco/Released). Marine heavy lift helicopters in action over Afghanistan 120105-M-CL319-108
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363) stage CH-53E Super Stallions on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 6, 2019. HMH-363 staged their aircraft prior to loading aircraft onto a ship for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)
RMRKNKR1U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMH-363) stage CH-53E Super Stallions on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 6, 2019. HMH-363 staged their aircraft prior to loading aircraft onto a ship for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ricky Gomez)
DROP ZONE JAKE, Afghanistan - A CH-53D Sea Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), drops a bundle of water cases June 29 as Marines test a new way of getting emergency supplies to the battlefield using a Single Cross Parachute which is part of a low-cost, low-altitude delivery system.  HMH-363 completed more than 4,000 sorties and logged more than 3,000 flight hours during their seven month deployment. Now the Marines are preparing to redeploy to their families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. E28098Red LionsE28099 Complete Missio
RMHF47T6DROP ZONE JAKE, Afghanistan - A CH-53D Sea Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), drops a bundle of water cases June 29 as Marines test a new way of getting emergency supplies to the battlefield using a Single Cross Parachute which is part of a low-cost, low-altitude delivery system. HMH-363 completed more than 4,000 sorties and logged more than 3,000 flight hours during their seven month deployment. Now the Marines are preparing to redeploy to their families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. E28098Red LionsE28099 Complete Missio
220730-M-RA094-1053 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, Hawaii (July 30, 2022) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363, Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7 (MAGTF-7), and CH-53E Super Stallions assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, MAGTF-7, land during an amphibious raid exercise in support of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 30. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC 2022 from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest internationa
RM2JKYX4N220730-M-RA094-1053 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, Hawaii (July 30, 2022) An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363, Marine Air-Ground Task Force 7 (MAGTF-7), and CH-53E Super Stallions assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, MAGTF-7, land during an amphibious raid exercise in support of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 30. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC 2022 from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest internationa
Lt. Col. Timothy Miller and Sgt. Maj. Mitchell Green, the commanding officer and sergeant major of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363, uncase their unit's battle colors for the first time to officially activate the unit during a change of command and re-designation ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, May 10, 2012. Miller assumed command from Lt. Col. Mark Revor, who moments before cased the battle colors of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 for the final time.The ceremony marked the squadron's transition to an MV-22B Osprey squadron. With the re-designation comes a transfer
RMHF0T7HLt. Col. Timothy Miller and Sgt. Maj. Mitchell Green, the commanding officer and sergeant major of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363, uncase their unit's battle colors for the first time to officially activate the unit during a change of command and re-designation ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, May 10, 2012. Miller assumed command from Lt. Col. Mark Revor, who moments before cased the battle colors of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 for the final time.The ceremony marked the squadron's transition to an MV-22B Osprey squadron. With the re-designation comes a transfer
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2022) From right, an AH-1Z Viper, attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, a UH-1Y Huey, attached to HMLA 169, an MV-22B Osprey, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363, and a CH-53E, attached to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, participate in flight operations from the flight deck of U.S. Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) in support of an amphibious operations exercise during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 29. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,00
RM2JKN51PPACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2022) From right, an AH-1Z Viper, attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, a UH-1Y Huey, attached to HMLA 169, an MV-22B Osprey, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 363, and a CH-53E, attached to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, participate in flight operations from the flight deck of U.S. Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) in support of an amphibious operations exercise during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 29. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,00
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, provides on- scene awareness for a downed civilian helicopter that made an emergency landing on a sandbar in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Oct. 22, 2018. The Marine Corps helicopters were in the area conducting routine operations when notified by the Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Air Traffic Control Tower that a civilian aircraft had fallen off of their radar. Marine Corps Base Hawaii also launched watercraft to assist with the rescue if needed. U.S. Marines in Hawaii stand ready to respond
RM2B14NRXA U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, provides on- scene awareness for a downed civilian helicopter that made an emergency landing on a sandbar in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Oct. 22, 2018. The Marine Corps helicopters were in the area conducting routine operations when notified by the Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Air Traffic Control Tower that a civilian aircraft had fallen off of their radar. Marine Corps Base Hawaii also launched watercraft to assist with the rescue if needed. U.S. Marines in Hawaii stand ready to respond
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, prepares to conduct Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Environment (CBRNE) helicopter support team training, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Oct. 22, 2018. The flight was conducted to produce readiness within the squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brendan Custer)
RMPY21RGA U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, prepares to conduct Chemical, Biological, Radioactive and Nuclear Environment (CBRNE) helicopter support team training, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Oct. 22, 2018. The flight was conducted to produce readiness within the squadron. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brendan Custer)
U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, operate a CH-53E during an integrated training mission, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, May 19, 2020. Utilizing three separate flying platforms, MAG-24 successfully launched seven CH-53E Super Stallions, seven MV-22B Ospreys, and two UH-1Y Venoms while hitting critical training objectives to produce maximum readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Wilson)
RM2BRPDH7U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, operate a CH-53E during an integrated training mission, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, May 19, 2020. Utilizing three separate flying platforms, MAG-24 successfully launched seven CH-53E Super Stallions, seven MV-22B Ospreys, and two UH-1Y Venoms while hitting critical training objectives to produce maximum readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacob Wilson)