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Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268

 

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268

MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, USA
Commanding Officer

Commanding Officer
LtCol Robinson

 

Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was commissioned via the Officers Candidate Course (OCC) after graduating from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He was designated a Naval Aviator in November 1998 and was assigned to HMT-204, MCAS New River for training in the CH-46E.

 

In February 1999, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson reported to HMM-162, MAG-29, MCAS New River, where he served as the S-5 officer, Flight Equipment OIC, and Airframes OIC, pilot training officer and WTI. He deployed with the 22 MEU and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

In October 2003, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson reported to VMX-22 where he served as the pilot training officer and operational test director for the mission planning system and self-deploy critical operational issue. While at VMX-22, the MV-22 successfully completed Operational Testing and was introduced to the Fleet Marine Force.

 

From October 2005 to September 2006, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was assigned to VMMT-204, MCAS New River NC as an instructor pilot.

 

From September 2006 to December 2008, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 (VMM-162), MCAS New River NC. While assigned to the “Golden Eagles” he served as the Logistics Officer and deployed to Al Asad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

In January 2009, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was transferred to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (VMM-365), MCAS New River NC. While assigned to the “Blue Knights” he served as the Operations Officer.

 

In July 2009, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson reported to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), MCAS Yuma, AZ as a MV-22 instructor pilot.

 

In July 2011, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161), MCAS Miramar CA where he assumed the duties of Executive Officer. In 2012 he deployed to Afghanistan in support of OEF 13.1.

 

In July 2013, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson transferred to I Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) to serve as the Director of the Tactical Exercise Control Group conducting the exercise design of MEU and higher level I MEF exercises.

 

In June 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson was assigned to the Tactical Training and Exercise Control Group in Twentynine Palms where he served as the Deputy Director.
 

In August 2015, Lieutenant Colonel Robinson reported to Marine Aircraft Group 16 (MAG-16) to be the Special Projects Officer, coordinating for the arrival of Marine Corps Base Hawaii’s first MV-22B Osprey squadron.