Staff Sgt. Joseph Arriza

Staff Sgt. Joseph Arriza

by Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen
18th Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Arriza is a special mission aviator instructor for the 33rd Rescue Squadron. He participated in the rescue of five Marines alongside other members of the 33rd RQS, 31st RQS, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Japan Coast Guard Dec. 13, 2016. The Marines, assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, had conducted a shallow water landing off the coast of Okinawa near Camp Schwab in an MV-22 Osprey.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen/Released)

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