Image of the Day: Airman Signals to MV-22 Osprey

Image of the Day Airman Signals to MV-22 Osprey

Airman Juillian R. Sawyer, from Columbus, Ohio, signals to an MV-22 Osprey during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).


Makin Island, the flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is on a scheduled deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) in the U.S. 7th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility

USS Makin Island (LHD-8), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Makin Island, target of the Marine Raiders’ Makin Island raid early on in the United States’ involvement in World War II.


Naval Today Staff, August 22, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Lindahl
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