July 1995

The Ryukyu Islands: Dragons and Grunts Work on Gait

Volume 78, Issue 7

Some people might say a GAIT is what they pass through when they leave or enter base, but in this case it is an acronym for Ground Air Integration Training.

The Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 "Dragons" recently spent a week performing GAIT with infantry Marines.

"Basically, they used our helicopters, and we supported whatever they wanted to do," said Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Pisani, operations chief, HMM-265, in explaining GAIT.

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