Marine light attack helicopter squadron answers call to duty
6/12/2011 By Cpl. Samantha H. Arrington , 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd)
CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan —
The commanding officer of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 received a phone call from his higher headquarters in May. More attack helicopters were needed to support Marines and their coalition partners in southwestern Afghanistan in preparation of the fighting season.