Marine Ospreys train on new weapon system


CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait (July 29, 2012) – Sgt. Ryan Alt, a crew chief with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Houston, Texas native, mounts a Defensive Weapon System through the aft cargo hole of an MV-22 Osprey in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 29, 2012. VMM-261 (Rein) is in Kuwait as part of a 24th MEU sustainment training package. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a U.S. Central Command theater reserve force providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Official Marine Corps photo by 2nd Lt. Joshua W. Larson)


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