U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha H. Arrington/Released 110201-M-3342A-003.jpg
Feb 1, 2011
More than 250 personnel departed Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in support of operations in southern Afghanistan Feb. 1.::r::::n::“I’m excited, this is my first deployment and a new journey,” said Cpl. Keith A. Hoffee, an embarkation specialist with II Marine Expeditionary Force. “It’s what we do as Marines and I’m finally getting the chance to contribute.”::r::::n::This large group consisted of personnel from Marine Aviation Logistics Squadrons 40, 26, 14 and 29, 4th Marine Division and an international officer. ::r::::n::2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) will conduct aviation operations in order to support the Afghan southwestern regional command combined team.::r::::n::
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