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  • VMM-261 ‘Raging Bulls’ supports 449th AEG

    The 449th AEG relies on the various skills and equipment from its sister services across seven tenant units at Camp Lemonnier. One such unit in particular, the U.S. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261, or VMM-261 (REIN), has played a key role in enabling the 449th AEG’s operations.

  • Deployed Airmen participate in USMC Corporals Course

    For the first time at Camp Lemonnier, U.S. Air Force senior airmen assigned to the 449th Air Expeditionary Group recently participated in the U.S. Marine Corps’ Corporals Course, run by the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 Reinforced, or VMM-261, Jan. 8-26, 2024.

  • USAF conducts joint hoist training with EARF, USMC

    U.S. Airmen with the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, partnered with U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers from the East Africa Response Force and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (VMM-261) for routine hoist training using MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft Nov. 2, 2023.