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Tue Mar 16, 2021, 01:41 PM

Marines shed Super Stallion helicopters in Hawaii as part of refocus on Pacific island warfare

Marines shed Super Stallion helicopters in Hawaii as part of refocus on Pacific island warfare
By WYATT OLSON | STARS AND STRIPES
Published: March 10, 2021


FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — Two Super Stallion helicopters were permanently transferred from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to Okinawa last week as part of Force Design 2030, in which the Corps is refocusing on expeditionary warfare in the Pacific.

The U.S. Air Force 517th Airlift Squadron transported the CH-53E helicopters on Thursday, the Marine Corps said in a statement Tuesday to Stars and Stripes.

The Stallions were part of the Hawaii-based Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463. The transfer leaves the squadron with eight Stallions, but they won’t be in Hawaii for very long...


https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/marines-shed-super-stallion-helicopters-in-hawaii-as-part-of-refocus-on-pacific-island-warfare-1.665170





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Response to soryang (Original post)

Tue Mar 16, 2021, 01:44 PM

1. God help them if peace breaks out SMDH

Pacific warfare - oxymoron of the day

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Tue Mar 16, 2021, 01:53 PM

2. China is gearing up for war in the South China sea.

So we are responding.

Going to be a fight over islands and resources.

Becoming a flashpoint in China-US relations.

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