Tag: D-Day

Check out video and photos of Elephant Walk conducted by USMC MV-22Bs and CH-53Es to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day
Twenty seven MV-22Bs and 16 CH-53Es with MAG 16, 3rd MAW, lined up as part of the mass flight at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., on Jun. 6, 2019. Elephant Walk USMC style. Twenty seven MV-22Bs and 16 CH-53Es with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), line up...
107th Fighter Squadron returns to Normandy after 74 years to commemorate the D-Day invasion
Flying their first mission in France since WW II, two 107th Fighter Squadron pilots escorted C-130 Hercules airlifters and similar aircraft from multiple nations as they dropped about 500 paratroops near Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, the same town where paratroopers landed as part of D-Day For the first time in 74 years, the Red Devils have performed reconnaissance over the beaches of Normandy, France,...
The C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft took exactly the same route the planes flew during the D-Day invasion on Jun. 6, 73 years ago Taken during ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 - Jun. 7, 2017, the epic photos in this post feature C-130J Super Hercules airlifters assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron (AS) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, recreating...