15 Marine Corps Aviation Historical Facts

15 Marine Corps Aviation Historical Facts

Eager to get into the sky, a young man’s infatuation with flight carries him to a small field of the Philadelphia Naval Yard. He runs up and down the makeshift airstrip trying to get his small aircraft he rented for $25 a month, off the ground. The closest he gets is...
Fire Suppression Over A Hot LZ

Fire Suppression Over A Hot LZ

During Vietnam, there was a great need for armed escort helicopters to protect UH-1 Huey Helicopters carrying troops and cargo into a hot landing zone (LZ). Though helicopters served the military in Korea mostly for light transport and medical extraction, it was...