The US Marine Corps relies on a small fleet of executive aircraft to provide time- sensitive support to facilities around the US and in combat theaters. Combat Aircraft flies with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadrons (H&HS) Miramar and discovers a fascinating aviation role.

Miramar’s H&HS flight in one photo as the Beechcraft UC-12Ws form up with the Cessna UC-35Ds.

WHILE THE PAGES of this magazine are regularly filled with fast jets and g-suits, there is a huge community of unsung heroes working behind the scenes to keep air forces on the move, hauling cargo and personnel around the globe. Some are behemoth strategic airlifters and others are small niche platforms, moving critical parts and people to where they need to be.


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