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A CH-53E helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, supplies fuel to Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, 1st MAW, setting up a Forward Arming and Refueling Point in preparation for Field Carrier Landing Practices on Ie Shima island, Jan. 7, 2020. The ability to set up a FARP in austere locations significantly improves the operational flexibility, survivability, and lethality of 1st MAW.
Leaders of 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force visit Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, during a Field Carrier Landing Practice on Ie Shima island, Jan. 8, 2020. The visit allowed MWSS-171 to showcase their operational abilities and versatility. FCLP exercises significantly improve the operational flexibility, survivability, and lethality of the Marines and aircraft of 1st MAW.
Cpl. Matt Power, stands perimeter security during Midori Guardian on Dec. 3, 2019 Mount Town, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Midori Guardian is an integrated training exercise with 3rd Medical Battalion focusing on the ability to assemble and utilize Direct Air Support Center in preparation for Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation Exercise.
U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, conducts air-to-air refueling with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 near Okinawa, Japan Oct. 22, 2019. VMGR-152 provides aerial refueling service to support Fleet Marine Force air operations; and provides assault air transport of personnel, equipment, and supplies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christian Castro)
U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a rapid deployment exercise conducted by 1st MAW, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 25, 2019
1st MAW News
PRESS RELEASE: MASA 2019 Kicks Off
July 14, 2019
— Marine Aviation Support Activity (MASA) 19.2, a semiannual U.S.-Philippine military exercise focused on mutual defense, counterterrorism and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, is scheduled to take place in the Philippines from July 15 - 25, 2019.
1st MAW Changes Command
June 27, 2019
— U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley relinquished his duties as commander for 1st Marine Aircraft Wing to Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips at a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 25, 2019.
Never Forgotten: Brig. Gen. William Forney
January 15, 2019
— Retired Brig. Gen. William A. Forney served honorably as the commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing from 1992 to 1994. On Dec. 25, 2018, he passed away at the age of 76 in Panama City, Florida.
PRESS RELEASE: MARINE CORPS IDENTIFIES NAME OF DECEASED MARINE IN F/A-18 and KC-130 MISHAP
December 11, 2018
— The Marine Corps identifies Captain Jahmar F. Resilard, 28, as the Marine who was pronounced deceased after he was found during search and rescue operations off the coast of Kochi, Japan on Dec. 6.
Innovation in Marine Corps: 3D printing in aviation
October 2, 2018
— U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Peter Jacobson, an aviation ordnance technician with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, noticed a problem with corrosion of a bucket housing cover on the F35B Lightning II jet. He used additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, to make an infrared countermeasure bucket housing cover preventing corrosion in the bucket housing while in Japan, where humidity is high during summer months.
MAG-12 cleans Agat beach where Marines landed 74 years ago
September 25, 2018
— U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12 cleaned up Agat beach during exercise Valiant Shield 18 September 17.
Marines strive for perfection in Marine Corps standards
September 18, 2018
— U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Michael Lowery, an F/A-18D pilot and Sgt. Austin Jagodzinski, an ordnance technician with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 533, maintain a perfect score of 300 for their Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and Combat Fitness Test (CFT), at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
Striking out suicide one pitch at a time
September 17, 2018
— The annual softball game is held to enhance suicide prevention awareness, build camaraderie and strengthen bonds within the unit.
One of the last living WWII Marine fighter pilots
August 16, 2018
— Sam Folsom, born July 24, 1920 in Quincy, Massachusetts, was one of the first echelon of 17 Marine fighter pilots with Marine Fighter Squadron (VMF) 121 tasked with defending Guadalcanal. He is also one of the last living Marine Corps WWII combat pilot.
Marines, Sailors volunteer at Okinawa senior citizen home
August 16, 2018
— Approximately 20 Marines and Sailors with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing spent the morning volunteering at the Ai-no-Mura Senior Citizens Home in Okinawa, Japan, June 9, 2018.
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1st MAW Historical Videos
Marine Corps News
Lightning Strikes Miramar: 3rd MAW welcomes Corps’ first F-35C
January 23, 2020
Honing Lethality: 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Completes MEU Exercise
January 22, 2020
Diego and Yenkie: The Future of DoD Law Enforcement
January 16, 2020
2nd AA Bn becomes first unit to negotiate Camp Lejeune’s new Leadership Reaction Course
January 15, 2020
Modeling, simulation training systems prepare Marines for battle
January 14, 2020