Venom Helicopter Alongside USS Somerset
March 4, 2021
February 27, 2021 - A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (Reinforced), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), flies alongside the amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), during a Bab el-Mandeb Strait transit. The Bab el-Mandeb Strait connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden with Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, and Djibouti and Eritrea in the Horn of Africa.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin.