U.S. Marines Conduct Aircraft Maintenance on Camp Bastion

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Robert J. Powell conducts rotor track and balance adjustments on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Powell, an aircraft mechanic, is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165. The adjustments were part of a routine maintenance check to ensure the aircraft was safe for flight. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marines Cpl. Randall H. Borgman, left, and Lance Cpl. Robert J. Powell conduct rotor track and balance adjustments on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Borgman, a crew chief, and Powell, an aircraft mechanic, are both assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Randall H. Borgman conducts rotor track and balance adjustments on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Borgman, a crew chief, is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marines conduct maintenance on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. The maintenance ensured the aircraft was safe for flight. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. James R. Guffey, left, and Marine Corps Cpl. Michael A. Khodaverdi install a conversion actuator fairing on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Guffey, a collateral duty quality assurance inspector, and Khodaverdi, an avionics maintainer, are both assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Randall H. Borgman conducts a tip plate adjustment on a MV-22 Osprey aircraft on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Borgman, a crew chief, is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. James R. Guffey installs a wire harness on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2013. Guffey, a collateral duty quality assurance inspector, is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ashley E. Santy