U.S. Soldiers Participate in Operation Aero Hunter

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marines land at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012. The Marines are participating in Operation Aero Hunter in the Southern Helmand and are assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick R. White, left, and Staff Sgt. Jared G. Tape conduct Operation Aero Hunter with other Regional Command elements in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012. The air interdiction force was used as a quick reaction force in support of counter-insurgency operations in Southern Helmand. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions lands at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Djourdan A. Stephens arms a GAU-21 .50 caliber machine gun at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl Corey J. Lopez repairs a GAU-17/A mini gun at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions fly over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick R. White conducts Operation Aero Hunter with other Regional Command elements in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick R. White, left, prepare for flight at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion lands after the conclusion of Operation Aero Hunter at Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo