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VMA-311 departs MCAS Iwakuni

Photo by Sgt. Nathan Wicks | Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
Date Taken: 06.02.2017 | Date Posted: 06.02.2017 02:35

An AV-8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 departs from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, June 2, 2017. VMA-311 is expected to be the last AV-8B Harrier squadron forward deployed to MCAS Iwakuni as part of the unit deployment program. The squadron's departure caps the end of an era for U.S. attack aircraft in Japan and is a significant milestone for MCAS Iwakuni and Marine Corps aviation.

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