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U.S. Marines CH-46E

Los Angeles, California, USA, 04 April 2001 — A CH-46E helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (Rein) completes a left turn 1,000 feet over the city of Los Angeles en-route to the Los Angeles Police Department's helipad during an urban navigation flight. Two HMM-163 aircrews flew the low-altitude mission to practice using key urban terrain features as navigation aids during the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Training in an Urban Environment (TRUE) training in San Bernardino, California, April 2-12. The 15th MEU is currently preparing for its six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean in August.

U.S. Marines photo taken by Staff Sgt. Daniel C. Hottle

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