U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Ethan M. LeBlanc
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Ethan M. LeBlanc

1st MAW Flightline Run

1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing participate in a formation run at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, May 28, 2019. Over 1,000 Marines and Sailors attended a 3 mile run around the air station flight line in order to review, refocus and recommit Marines to the mission after Memorial Day. As the aviation combat element of III Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st MAW Marines and Sailors must have the physical and mental endurance to advance in environments of extreme hardship, complexity, and pressure to perform. Motivational runs prepare 1st MAW service members to remain healthy and sustain the criteria for deployment, retention, and continued military service.

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