Dubbed as Dark Nightmare and painted as such during its Japan deployment in 2010.

LtCol Annibale, USMC

Ahmed al Jaber (OKAJ)

RWY 15R/33L, 15L/33R     POS 28°56'05"N 047°47'31"E     ELEV 409 ft

Aviation Combat Element Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
SP-MAGTF CR CC

VMM-America MV-22B Purple Foxes PF-xx
Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Central Command

3 monthly rotation

Futenma (Japan) (ROTM) MCAS

RWY 06/24     POS 26°16'28"N 127°45'23"E     ELEV 247 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-36

VMM-262 MV-22B Flying Tigers ET-xx


VMM-265 MV-22B Dragons EP-xx


MWHS-1 UC-35D (SZ)-xx
MCAS Futenma

H&HS UC-12F
UC-35D
(5F)

Iwakuni (RJOI) MCAS

RWY 02/20     POS 34°08'42"N 132°14'49"E     ELEV 10ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-12

VMFA-121 F-35B Green Knighta VK-xx


VMFA-242 F-35B Bats DT-xx
MAG-36

VMGR-152 KC-130J Sumos QD-xxx
MCAS Iwakuni

H&HS UC-12F (5G)

Palmerola/Coronel Enrique Soto Cano AB (MHSC)

RWY 17/35     POS 14°22'56"N 087°37'16"W     ELEV 2061 ft

Aviation Combat Element Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
SP-MAGTF SC

HMH-366 CH-53E Hammerheads HH-..
Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command

Sevilla/Morón (LEMO) Morón de la Frontera

RWY 02/20     POS 37°10'30"N 005°36'57"W     ELEV 287 ft

Aviation Combat Element Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
SP-MAGTF CR A

VMGR-252 KC-130J Otis BH-xxx


VMM-263 MV-22B Thunder Chickens EG-xx
Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Africa

3 monthly rotation

Sigonella (LICZ) Cosimo di Palma

RWY 10L/28R, 10R/38L     POS 37°24'08"N 014°55'21"E     ELEV 81 ft

Aviation Combat Element Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
SP-MAGTF CR A

Det.A MV-22B Fighting Griffins EM-xx
Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Africa

3 monthly rotation

Stuttgart (EDDS) AAF; Echterdingen

RWY 07/25     POS 48°41'23"N 009°13'19"E     ELEV 1267 ft

Aviation Combat Element Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
SP-MAGTF CR A

Base flight UC-12W
Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response - Africa

3 monthly rotation

LHA-6 USS America (Ship) America class
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
15th MEU

LHA-6
San Diego, Ca.
MV-22B (VMM-262)
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
F-35B (VMFA-121)
MH-60S (HSC-25)
USS America ET-0x/1x
ET-2x
ET-3x
ET-4x
VK-xx
RB-xx

LHD-1 USS Wasp (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: Norfolk (VA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
31st MEU

LHD-1
Sasebo, Japan
MV-22B (VMM-265)
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
F-35B (VMFA-121)
MH-60S (HSC-25 Det.6)
USS Wasp EP-0x/1x
EP-2x
EP-3x
EP-4x
VK-xx
RB-xx

LHD-2 USS Essex (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: Sasebo, Japan
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
13th MEU

LHD-2
San Diego, CA
MV-22B (VMM-165)
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
AV-8B (VMA-214)
MH-60S (HSC-23)
USS Essex YW-0x/1x
YW-2x
YW-3x
YW-4x
YW-5x
WC-..

LHD-3 USS Kearsarge (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: Norfolk (VA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
26th MEU

LHD-3
Norfolk, VA.
USS Kearsage

LHD-4 USS Boxer (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: San Diego (CA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
13th MEU

LHD-4
San Diego, Ca.
MV-22B
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
AV-8B
MH-60S (HSC-21)
USS Boxer

LHD-5 USS Bataan (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: Norfolk (VA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
24th MEU

LHD-5
Norfolk, Va.
MV-22B
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1W
AV-8B
MH-60S (HSC-26)
USS Bataan

LHD-6 USS Bonhomme Richard (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: San Diego (CA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
31st MEU

LHD-6
San Diego (CA)
USS Bon Homme Richard
Decomissioned after fire, San Diego

CH-53E of HMH-361 seen here deployed with HMH-West in Afghanistan.

161997/YN-54, HMH-West, Kandahar, 1 April 2009

LHD-7 USS Iwo Jima (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: Norfolk (VA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
26th MEU

LHD-7
Norfolk, Va.
MV-22B (VMM-162)
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1W
AV-8B
MH-60S (HSC-26)
USS Iwo Jima YS-0x/1x
YS-2x
YS-3x
YS-4x
YS-5x
HW-xx

LHD-8 USS Makin Island (Ship) Wasp class - homeport: San Diego (CA)
Group Ship Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
11th MEU

LHD-8
San Diego, Ca.
MV-22B (VMM-164)
CH-53E
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
F-35B (VMFA-122)
MH-60S (HSC-..)
USS Makin Island YT-0x/1x
YT-2x
YT-3x
YT-4x
DC-5x
-xx

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