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 Kyle B. Shoop

Colonel Shoop is from Elmwood, IL and attended the United States Naval Academy, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Control Systems Engineering in May 2000. Following commissioning, 2nd Lt Shoop attended the Basic School and flight school. He was designated as a Naval Aviator in September 2003.

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Marine Aircraft Group -12 Executive Officer
LtCol Daniel V. Jernigan

LtCol Jernigan enlisted out of Colorado Springs, Colorado in May 1999 and attended basic training at MCRD San Diego and reported to the Basic Engineer Operators Course in Fort Leonard Wood, MO and upon completion received orders to 1st Transportation Support Battalion (TSB).

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Marine Aircraft Group -12 Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major R. Carlos Lopez

Sergeant Major R. Carlos Lopez reported to MCRD San Diego, California for recruit training in December 26, 2000. Upon graduation, he attended Marine Combat Training and then proceeded to Marine Corps Personnel Administration School. in June 2001, he reported to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. During his assignment, he served in billets such as Administration Chief, Iraqi police advisor and communications chief. 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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MAG-12 DRC Brittney Reader
Depolyment Readiness Coordinator

brittney.reader@usmc.mil DSN: 315-255-7572 From a Cell Phone: 0827-94-7572 MCAS Iwaikuni, Building 6000

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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