Misawa Photos

Northern Viper tests Team Misawa’s power projection hub readiness

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Zachary Sasman, a Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 462 crew chief, looks out of a window to visually assist in landing a CH-53E Super Stallion near Chitose Air Base, Japan, Aug. 16, 2017. The HMH-462, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, is forward deployed under the unit deployment program with 1st MAW, based in Okinawa, Japan, for training purposes. Misawa acts as a centralized hub if a contingency occurred in the Indo-Asia- Pacific region, enabling the wing to uphold its “fight tonight” posture and assist other units in the same. The exercise allowed the Allied forces to increase their combined arms proficiency in both ground and aviation capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert
VIRIN: 170816-F-MZ237-201.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.