Ch-53 Day Battle Drill 1st Battalion 11th Marines – 1

Video by Lance Cpl. Victoria Taylor
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Combat Camera

U.S. Marines with Marines Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion 11th Marines conduct a CH-53 Day Battle Drill Exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 1-17 (WTI) at Fire Base Burt, Calif., Oct. 1, 2016. WTI is a seven week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. MAWTS-1 provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.

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