Click on image to return to Aviation Gallery

HMM-162 “Golden Eagles”

Three Marine CH-46's from HMM-162 while on deployment between southern Italy and Sicily.

The "Golden Eagles" deployed to the Mediterranean Sea as the Air Combat Element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable).  On 28 November 2000, HMM-162 boarded the USS Nassau(LHA-4) and embarked upon this historic cruise.This deployment marks the end of a long and distinguished chapter in the glorious history of the squadron.

Original Oil Painting       12 x 24         $325