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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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...

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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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MWSS-172 competes in a "warrior ethos" course during Readiness Challenge X

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing prepare for a “warrior ethos” course during...

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VMM-268 prepares for MRF-D

U.S. Marines with Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 268, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, land a MV-22B Osprey in preparation for...

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Rolling Thunder: VMFA-121 Flies at Kunsan Air Base

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Anneliese Satz, a pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 and an Idaho native, taxis an F-35B Lightning II...

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MAG-12 and MWCS-18 gets UET certified

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Xavier Jones, an aviation maintenance specialist with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 and a Georgia native,...

 

1st MAW News

 

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Dec. 1, 2022 | 1:59
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Dec. 1, 2022 | 1:59
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Leaders

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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