Major Christopher Myette
Major Christopher Myette attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. In December 2003, he completed Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.
After attending The Basic School, he reported to the Naval Air Stations Pensacola, FL and Corpus Christi, TX for flight training in the T-34C and TH-57 B/C. Upon designation as a Naval Aviator in May 2006, he reported to MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA for training in the AH-1W Super Cobra.
In September 2006, he was assigned to HMLA-269, MCAS New River, NC, and served as the squadron S-6 Officer until January 2007, when he was re-assigned to the HMLA-167 “Warriors.” While assigned to the Warriors, Major Myette served as the S-1 Officer, and Legal Officer and deployed to Al Anbar Province, Iraq from March to August 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After returning from OIF, Major Myette attached to VMM-263 (REIN) as part of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, and was assigned as the Flightline Officer. From May to November 2009, Major Myette deployed with the 22nd MEU, to the Mediterranean and Central Command (CENTCOM) theaters of operation.
In December 2009, Major Myette returned to HMLA-167 as was assigned as the S-2 Officer, until he reassigned to the HMLA-467 “Sabers”, MCAS Cherry Point, NC. While with the Sabers, Major Myette served as the Pilot Training Officer and Quality Assurance Officer.
In March 2012, Major Myette returned to Camp Pendleton for conversion training in the AH-1Z. Following the completion of his conversion, he reported to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA to serve as an H-1 Developmental Test and Evaluation Pilot with VX-31. At VX-31, Major Myette flew the AH-1Z, UH-1Y, and AH-1W, and served as the Project Officer for the Hellfire Missile System, Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) software, and H-1 Upgrades System Configuration Set (SCS) 7.1.
In August 2015, Major Myette reported to Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA. He graduated with distinction in June 2016, and earned a Master’s Degree in Military Studies.
In June 2016, Major Myette reported to Marine Aircraft Group 24 (MAG-24), MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI and was assigned to Group Operations as the Current Operations Officer, Assistant Operations Officer, and AH-1Z conversion officer. In August 2017, Major Myette was reassigned to HMLA-367 “Scarface” and was assigned as the Assistant Operations Officer. He assumed the responsibilities of the Operations Officer from March 2018 to December 2018. In January 2019, Major Myette was appointed to his current billet as the Scarface Executive Officer.
His personal decorations include the Air Medal with Strike/Flight numeral two, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star in lieu of second award.