U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Danielle Henderson looks out of a KC-130J Super Hercules flying over Rissala Air Base, near Kuopio, Finland, June 8, 2021.
210608-M-NU401-1547.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Caleb Stelter

Jul 7, 2021
KUOPIO, FINLAND - U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Jesse Simmermon, a native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, maneuvers an F/A-18D Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 115 during aerial refueling over Rissala Air Base, near Kuopio, Finland, June 8, 2021. Marines with VMFA-115 are deployed to Kuopio, Finland in support of Squadron Visit ILVES (Finnish for “Lynx”). The purpose of Squadron Visit ILVES is to conduct air-to-air and air-to-ground training, improve proficiency in joint and multinational tactics, and enhance partnerships with international allies. VMFA-115 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caleb Stelter)


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