Friday, December 04, 2009

Navy Pic of the Day - VMM 263

An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares for its final takeoff from the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) after completing a seven-month deployment. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is returning to homeport after conducting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelvin Edwards/Released)