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3/7 prepares for deployment through TRAP training

Story by LCpl Jonathan Boynes
Date Posted:02.13.2015 19:56

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The sun crept over distant mountains as dozens of Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Central Command 15.2 (SP-MAGTF-CR-CC 15.2) shuffled across a slick carpet of grass and vegetation, filing one by one through the back of two MV-22 Ospreys. Only a short time before this, a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) mission had been called in, and the Marines would soon be on their way to provide support. Once fully loaded, the aircraft lifted off of the ground and sailed over the surrounding mountains to its destination.

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