Sunday, July 13, 2008

Golden Eagles celebrate 57th

AL ASAD, Iraq (July 10, 2008) - Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), shut down an MV-22 Osprey after a mission July 10. The "Golden Eagles" recently celebrated their 57th birthday June 30th while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Marine Corps first employed the MV-22 Osprey to Iraq in 2007. Its responsibilities primarily focus on assault support missions while deployed to Iraq.

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