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Marine Wing Support Detachment 24

 

Marine Wing Support Detachment 24

Kulia Ika Nu'u

MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, USA

Executive Officer
Captain Jung

Captain Jung attended the United States Naval Academy where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and was commissioned in 2009.  Graduating from The Basic School in January 2010 she proceeded to NAS Pensacola for naval aviation training.

Completing all flight training, Captain Jung was designated a Naval Aviator in June 2012, and checked immediately into Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron (VMMT) 204 for Fleet Replacement Training in the MV-22.  Upon completion, Captain Jung was assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 where she served as S-6 officer from 2013 - 2014.  During this period, Captain Jung was part of the remain behind element while VMM-365 stood up the first Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response Africa (SPMAGTF-CR AF).  She was then served in multiple roles in operations from 2014-2016.  Her first deployment was on the 24th MEU aboard the USS Iwo Jima and USS New York from December 2014-July 2015.  During her deployment she participated in Eager Lion standing 24 hour CASEVAC duties and helped provide manpower to VMM-363 while they were deployed to SPMAGTF-CR (Central Command) ISO Operation Inherent Resolve. While deployed, she picked up Section Lead and Low Altitude Tactics Instructor. Upon return from deployment, Captain Jung achieved Division Leader and Night Systems Instructor. Captain Jung successfully went to the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 16.2, and became a Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI). She thence checked into VMM-266 as the Pilot Training Officer and WTI. Captain Jung deployed with VMM-266 in 2016 as part of SPMAGTF-CR (AF) where she was directly responsible for managing the progression of all squadron aircrew through the MV-22 T&R. 

Upon return from her second deployment, Captain Jung reported to the II MEF Expeditionary Operations Training Group as the Air Officer where she was responsible for the evaluation and instruction of the aviation command element training objectives in preparation for two MEU deployments. She also provided real time feedback to JTACs during training evolutions in order to provide clarity during non-live fire training events.

Returning to the fleet forces, Captain Jung joined VMM-363 in Hawai’i as the Assistant Operations Officer and squadron WTI. There she was responsible for the management and supervision of tactical training and projects in preparation for the Marine Rotational Force-Darwin deployment.

In April 2019, Captain Jung reported to Marine Air Group 24 where she assumed the role of Executive Officer of Marine Wing Support Detachment.