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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit MV-22 Osprey Mishap

August 5, 2017

The United States Marine Corps confirms there is an active search and rescue operation ongoing for servicemembers involved in an MV-22 mishap off the east coast of Australia. Ship’s small boats and aircraft from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group are conducting the search and rescue operations. We will provide more details as they become available.

III Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. Col. Stuart Fugler

Phone: 315-622-7757