Marines Fire Powerful M134 Minigun from Huey


    U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Squadron (HMLA) 269, provide close air support against a simulated enemy at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April 22, 2021. This B-Roll package contains footage of Marines with HMLA-269 flying, landing, piloting, and providing close air support with a GAU-17 minigun on UH-1Y Venom helicopters at Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, California, April 22, 2021. HMLA-269 and other squadrons assigned to Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 29 are training to integrate with and support various Marine ground units as part of Service Level Training Exercise (SLTE) 3-21. SLTE is a series of exercises designed to prepare Marines for operations around the globe by increasing their ability to operate and conduct offensive and defensive combat operations. MAG-29 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat element of II Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps video by 2nd Lt. Hudson E. Sadler and Lance Cpl. Elias E. Pimentel III)