1st Marine Aircraft Wing
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MISSION

1st Marine Aircraft Wing, as the Aviation Combat Element of III Marine Expeditionary Force, provides combat ready, task organized forces capable of conducting aviation operations across all six functions of Marine Aviation in naval and expeditionary environments, and commands and controls aviation forces through the Tactical Air Command Center in order to contribute to the accomplishment of our Nation's security objectives as required by standing operational plans in the PACOM AOR, engagement operations in support of Marine Forces Pacific, overseas contingency operations, and other operations as directed.

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Welcome To The Fleet: USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121)

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Brian W. Cavanaugh, commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), reflects on the impact Lt. Gen. Frank E....

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1MAW Commanding General Brian Cavanaugh Speaks on Mentorship

U.S. Marine Corps commanding general Maj. Gen. Brian Cavanaugh speaks on mentorship March 2, 2022. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Pfc. Justin J. Marty)

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F-35B Aerial Demonstration at Singapore Airshow 2022

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Robert Guyette, a pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 242, conducts an aerial demonstration of an F-35B Lighting II...

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1ST MAW SUPPORTS JWX FROM IE SHIMA ISLAND

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369 supports Jungle Warfare Exercise (JWX) 2022 with UH-1Y Venom and AH-1Z Viper helicopters on Ie...

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Singapore Airshow 2022

U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 242 participated in an aerial demonstration of the F-35B Lighting II aircraft during Singapore...

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VMFA-242 Landing

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircrafts with Marine Attack Squadron 242 prepare to land on the flight line in support of exercise Red...

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MCAS Futenma Track Joint-Project

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 172 and an Airmen assigned to 18th Civil Engineer Group (CEG) conduct horizontal...

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Forest Light 21 Flight Formation

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, and a CH-47JA Chinook helicopter...

1st MAW Leaders

Major General Brian W. Cavanaugh
Commanding General

Major General Cavanaugh is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his commission in the Marine

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Sergeant Major Stephen A. Griffin
Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major Griffin completed recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, SC in October 1993 and was

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CMDCM (SW/AW) Medea A. Dudley
Command Master Chief

Command Master Chief Medea Dudley assumed responsibilities as Command Master Chief for the

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