An AH-1Z Viper with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469 participates in a close-air support exercise during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-17 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 8, 2017. ITX is a combined-arms exercise enabling units across 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing to operate as an aviation combat element integrated with ground and logistics combat elements as a Marine air-ground task force. More than 650 Marines and 27 aircraft with 3rd MAW are supporting ITX 3-17. USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Becky L. Calhoun.