1st Marine Aircraft Wing


conduct air reconnaissance, electronic warfare, antiair warfare, offensive air support, control of aircraft and missiles, and assault support from advanced bases, expeditionary bases or the sea base supported by organic aviation logistics and aviation ground support logistics as required by III MEF and United States Pacific Command and be prepared to conduct such support and engagement operations as may be directed.

MAG-12 Leadership

Marine Aircraft Group - 12 Commanding Officer
Colonel Derek M. Brannon

Colonel Brannon is from Lubbock, Texas and was commissioned through the Platoon Leaders Class program in 1996 after earning a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1999 and completed F/A-18 training at VFA-125 in 2000.

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Marine Aircraft Group -12 Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Chrisopher S. Amancio

Sergeant Major Amancio reported to MCRD San Diego, California for recruit training in January 1997. Upon graduation, he attended Marine Combat Training and then proceeded to Marine Corps Engineer School, Court House Bay, Camp Lejeune, NC to Utilities Instruction Company. In July 1997, Private First Class Amancio was assigned to 2d Maintenance Battalion, Engineer Maintenance Company, Utilities Platoon. During his assignment, he served in billets such as Water Equipment Technician, Quality Control NCOIC, and Platoon Sergeant. In addition...

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MAG-12 HQ Resources

Gunnery Sergeant Chandra Drayton

MCAS Iwakuni 24/7 Sexual Assault HelpLine 080 5865 3566

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Hospital Corpsman First Class Harold Aglit

MCAS Iwakuni 24/7 Sexual Assault HelpLine 080 5865 3566

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Major Nicolas L. Martinez
Major Command Voting Assistance Officer


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1st Lieutenant Rykar B. Lewis
Unit Voting Assistance


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MAG-12 DRC Brittney Reader
Depolyment Readiness Coordinator

brittney.reader@usmc.mil DSN: 315-255-7573 From a Cell Phone: 0827-94-7573 MCAS Iwaikuni, Building 6000

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MAG-12 URC GySgt Carlos E. Taveras

carlos.e.taveras@usmc.mil DSN: 315-255-7521 From a Cell Phone: 0827-94-7521 MCAS Iwaikuni, Japan

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Marine Aircraft Group 12
Unit 37150
FPO, AP 96310-7161
Commercial: 011-81-827-79-3694/4029
DSN: 315-253-3694/4029

Group Duty Officer

Office Phone: 315-253-4029/3694


1st Marine Aircraft Wing