Hanging on a Huey
A reconnaissance Marine with Battalion Landing Team 3/1 rappels from a UH-1Y Huey flown by pilots with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 (Reinforced) onto USS Makin Island's flight deck here, May 6. The landing team serves as the ground combat element with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit. The unit embarked USS Makin Island, USS New Orleans and USS Pearl Harbor in San Diego, Nov. 14, beginning a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific, Horn of Africa and Middle East regions. Photo by Sgt Elyssa Quesada.