A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion delivers cargo attached by Marines with Landing Support Platoon, 3rd Landing Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, during a helicopter support team operation on Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 3, 2021. Marines with 3rd LSB and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, executed external lifts in support of 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd MLG, to supply and transport materials for reconstructing cinderblock structures previously destroyed in a typhoon. 3rd MLG, based out of Okinawa, Japan, is a forward deployed combat unit that serves as III MEF’s comprehensive logistics and combat service support backbone for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Hailey Clay