MCAS New River Photos
The Underdogs of Aviation: The Maintenance Crews
220914-M-LH140-1091.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Trey Michael

Sep 20, 2022
MCAS NEW RIVER, N.C. - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joseph Velez, UH-1Y Huey aviation technician, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, conducts routine maintenance on a UH-1Y Huey on Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Sept. 14, 2022. HMLA-167 aviation maintenance Marines conduct routine preventative maintenance on the AH-1Z Vipers and UH-1Y Hueys to ensure a constant state of readiness. MCAS New River provides aviation support, force protection, infrastructure, and community services to promote the readiness, sustainment and quality of life for II Marine Expeditionary Force and other military forces, tenant commands, personnel and their families. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Trey Michael)


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