06-16-08, 07:37 AM
Sgt. Gary Leiffer, aerial observer, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, keeps watch out of the back of an MV-22 Osprey during takeoff, June 3. Both the aerial observer and crew chief remain vigilant against any obstacles their aircraft could encounter during takeoffs and landings. Photographer: Cpl. Scott McAdam, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd) Public Affairs.