31st MEU establishes a FARP

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload a fuel bladder from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, in order to establish a forward arming and refueling point (FARP). Once established, the FARP provided fuel from one assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) to the CH-53, as well as another AAV. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)
CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload a fuel bladder from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, in order to establish a forward arming and refueling point (FARP). Once established, the FARP provided fuel from one assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) to the CH-53, as well as another AAV. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.  (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)
CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), ensure the fuel hose is empty after refueling a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with VMM 265 (REIN), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), use an assault amphibious vehicle at a forward arming and refueling point to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), use a forward arming and refueling point established with an assault amphibious vehicle to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, as an evaluator observes. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), use a forward arming and refueling point established with an assault amphibious vehicle to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), use a forward arming and refueling point established with an assault amphibious vehicle to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), attach a fuel hose connected to a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, at a forward arming and refueling point (FARP). During the exercise, the FARP provided fuel from one assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) to the CH-53, as well as another AAV. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), attach a fuel hose connected to a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, at a forward arming and refueling point. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare an assault amphibious vehicle to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, at a forward arming and refueling point. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare an assault amphibious vehicle to establish a forward arming and refueling point in order to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) A CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), refuels at a forward arming and refueling point (FARP). During the exercise, the FARP provided fuel from one assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) to the CH-53, as well as another AAV. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) A CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), lands to deliver needed supplies for Marines in 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload pallets from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload Meals, Ready-to-Eat from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unload a fuel bladder from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU, in order to establish a forward arming and refueling point (FARP). Once established, the FARP provided fuel from one assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) to the CH-53, as well as another AAV. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 8, 2020) A Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), unloads a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced), 31st MEU. The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger)

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