1st Marine Aircraft Wing
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Okinawa, Japan

Who We Are

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 USINDOPACOM AOR, engagement operations in support of Marine Forces Pacific, overseas contingency operations, and other operations as directed.

 

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Controlled Fire

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 extinguish a controlled fire during burn training on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, July 10,...

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VMFA-242 support ANGLICO operations

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ty Tipton, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 242, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine...

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New parking at Pyramid Beach

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 174, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing level out an area to create more space for...

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One team, one fight: The Green Knights fly with the Republic of Korea and U.S. Air Force

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, takes...

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VMM-265 holds change of command ceremony

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing salute during a change of command...

 

1st MAW News

 

VMFA-312 Arrive at Kadena Air Base in Support of Ryukyu Vice 23.1 (B-Roll)
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Dec. 1, 2022 | 1:25
VMFA-312 Arrive at Kadena Air Base in Support of Ryukyu Vice 23.1 (B-Roll)
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Dec. 1, 2022 | 1:25
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Leaders

Commanding General
1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Major General Marcus B. Annibale assumed the duties as the Commanding General of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in July 2024.

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Assistant Wing Commander
1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Brigadier General Kelvin Gallman assumed duties as the Assistant Wing Commander of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in July 2023.

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Sergeant Major
1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Sergeant Major Arebalo assumed his post on 1 July 2022 as the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Sergeant Major.

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Command Master Chief
1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Master Chief Jack D. Garza is currently assigned as Command Master Chief 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.

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