Marines Celebrate 239 Years of Honor

Marine Lance Cpl. Mark Fuller, plane captain, directs Lt Col Philip Eilertson, pilot and commanding officer, Marine Aircraft Group 49, Det. A, and co-pilot/gunner Maj. Douglas Hackl, as they land an AH-1W Super Cobra, Nov. 15, 2014, at the Museum of Aviation. The Super Cobra, along with an UH-1Y Huey, was used as a Static Display for the 239th Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration. Communication between the plane captain, crew chief and pilots is essential to ensure the tail of the helicopter is clear of buildings and all obstacles as it approaches a landing zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ed Aspera)

PHOTO BY: Ed Aspera
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