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An AV-8/B Harrier from Marine Attack Squadron 231, Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, lands at the flightline here, Feb. 10. The squadron tested the capability to land, refuel and rearm at Camp Dwyer, which will increase the unit's options for future operations.

Photo by Cpl. Samuel Nasso

VMA-231 supports Afghanistan operations

8 Mar 2010 | Cpl. Samuel Nasso

AV-8/B Harriers from Marine Attack Squadron 231, Marine Aircraft Group 40, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan,landed at Camp Dwyer, Feb. 10. 

Recently, the flightline was expanded to include larger fueling areas for aircraft like the Harrier, which supports troops on the ground in outlying areas of Helmand province.


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