Mar 2, 2010

Lance Cpl. Franklin A. Ruiz, a mechanic with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Unit, secures the exhaust access panel on an MV-22 “Osprey” here March 2. The squadron received its third Osprey Jan. 11 as it replaces a fleet of aging CH-46E “Sea Knight” helicopters.

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