Nov 26, 2013

Lance Cpl. Joshua Payne, crew chief in training with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161) “Greyhawks” and a Houston native, watches as pilots begin preflight checks on an MV-22B Osprey before performing tactical-formation training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 25. While Payne still has dozens of qualifications left to complete, his seniors notice his determination to complete his training before a deployment next year and have faith in his abilities.

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