Video: Celebrating 100 years of Marine aviation, with heavy metal


This week marks the 100th anniversary of Marine Corps aviation, and the service is doing it in style.

If you haven’t seen this video clip yet, you’ll probably want to check it out. It begins with a message from Commandant Gen. Jim Amos, then shifts to high-speed video footage recorded in the cockpit of several different aircraft. The heavy metal muzak comes free of charge:



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