18 Jun '16, 12pm

Marine Cobra pilots are hitting the field with the grunts they'll support in combat

Marine Cobra pilots are hitting the field with the grunts they'll support in combat

Capt. Jason Grimes is the first pilot to complete the new Aviator Immersion Program, which helps pilots better understand the air support needs of ground troops. (Photo: Marine Corps) 1712 CONNECT TWEET 9 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENT EMAIL MORE West Coast Marine pilots are getting a taste of the grunt life. Capt. Jason Grimes, a Cobra pilot with Marine Light Attack Squadron 369, recently spent two months with infantry battalions as part of the new Aviator Immersion Program. Grimes was the first Marine to complete the program, which is meant to help Marine aviators work more seamlessly with ground troops. He teamed with members of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines during a combat readiness evaluation. Then he went to Bridgeport, California, with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines as they completed mountain warfare and climate survival courses. “I went to every single part of the battalion. I talked...

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2016/06/18...

Tweets

Singapore’s The Observatory release new music video before hitting Japan https://t.co/fuZUAeJWjm

Singapore’s The Observatory release new music v...

uniteasia.org 18 Jun '16, 6am

Singapore’s The Observatory release new music video before hitting Japan. Check it out below…dates for the Japan tour are ...

Prototypes For Marine Corps' New Amphibious Com...

defensenews.com 20 Jun '16, 1pm

Prototypes For Marine Corps' New Amphibious Combat Vehicle Coming Together BAE Systems is already in the process of assemb...

Prototypes for Marine Corps' new Amphibious Com...

marinecorpstimes.com 20 Jun '16, 6pm

Prototypes for Marine Corps' new Amphibious Combat Vehicle coming together BAE Systems is already in the process of assemb...

#AirFrance pilots set to go on strike again nex...

straitstimes.com 18 Jun '16, 4am

PARIS (AFP) - With the European football championships in France in full swing, Air France pilots are set to go on strike ...

Happy #FathersDay to some of track and field's ...

flotrack.org 19 Jun '16, 5pm

FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company, based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and ...

#Women #Marine's flunking combat standards

#Women #Marine's flunking combat standards

washingtontimes.com 21 Jun '16, 7pm

Six months after the Pentagon ordered all combat jobs open to women, seven female Marines are either serving in those post...

Time to Restructure the Army to Support Deploym...

smallwarsjournal.com 19 Jun '16, 10pm

The Army Engineer Corps responded to the 2003 call for modularity by dividing the units maintained at the division level i...

#organicfarming is better for #bees, #butterfli...

foe.org 21 Jun '16, 1pm

The science is clear: Feeding the world sustainably requires that we protect the ecological resources that are essential f...

New Marine Corps fitness standards for combat w...

marinecorpstimes.com 21 Jun '16, 12pm

New Marine Corps fitness standards for combat weed out men, women alike New physical standards established so women can co...