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.



U.S. Marines Continue To Provide Aid In Support Of Mindanao Relief Efforts Alongside Philippine Allies

U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and Philippine Armed Forces service members load Department of Social Welfare and Development family food...


Japan’s MOFA and MOD visit the Green Knights

Japanese members of the Status of U.S. Forces Agreement Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Bureau of Policies for Regional Society, Ministry...


MALS-36 Prepare Gear For KMEP 24.1

U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 36, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, embark the United States Naval...


Cope North 24 Multinational Flyover

A U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress aircraft is flanked, from left to right, by a U.S. Navy E/A-18 Growler, Japan Air Self-Defense Force...


Marines fly day and night in Guam

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler Hunt, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, prepares to send off an F/A-18D...


1st MAW Commanding General Maj. Gen. Eric Austin visit

1st Marine Aircraft Wing Commanding General Maj. Gen. Eric Austin poses for a photo with senior leadership at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii,...


1st MAW News


MWSS-171 Conduct Demolition Training (B-Roll)
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Dec. 4, 2022 | 3:19
MWSS-171 Conduct Demolition Training (B-Roll)
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Dec. 4, 2022 | 3:19
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MWSS-171 Conduct Demolition Training (B-Roll)
Ice-Cold, VMFA-242 Conducts Water Survival Training
Red Devils train with JASDF at Nyutabaru
From VMFA-242, Happy Holidays to You!
Above and Beyond: VMGR-153 Supports Toys for Tots Mission in Alaska
Resolute Dragon 23 FTX | MAG-12’s Sentinels, Marauders and Green Knights conduct spoke operations
MWHS-1 Birthday Ball Video
VMGR-153 Flight Engineer Trains His Marines
MACS-4 and VMGR-152 Conduct Tactical Runway Training


Commanding General
1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Major General Eric Austin assumed the duties as the Commanding General of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in August 2022.

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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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