U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Darien Bjorndal/Released 161118-M-MF313-704.JPG
Nov 22, 2016
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brandon Thompson, a MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft pilot from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, shakes hands with a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force pilot from the Fleet Air Wing 22 at Oruma Air Base, Nagasaki, Japan, Nov. 18, 2016. The aircraft flew from the island of Okinawa, conducted simulated humanitarian aid with the JMSDF at multiple locations and was refueled by JMSDF personnel before returning to Okinawa. The aircraft also conducted a passenger exercise carrying Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga and the Assemblymen of Defense for Sasebo City.
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