MCAS MIRAMAR

Outstanding Chapter Competition awarded to the Commanding General of Marine Corps Installations - West

Story by Cpl Emmanuel Necoechea on 10/11/2018 U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Hayward Gordon, assistant safety officer, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, was new to the fleet when an opportunity came along to learn from senior officers from the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA). From the time he attended his first
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Greater Corps Legacy: 100 years of women in the Marine Corps

Story by SSgt Shakima Deprince on 10/01/2018 Paying homage to the women that sacrificed, conquered and impacted history over the past century is the focus of the 2018 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show at MCAS Miramar, California, from Sept. 28 through Sept. 30. "The 2018 MCAS Miramar Air
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VMM-363 Dedication Ceremony

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII A dedication ceremony for the arrival of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 363 will take place Sept. 21, at their new hangar on Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay. "The arrival of a second MV-22B Osprey squadron to our Hawaii-based Marine Aircraft Group significantly increases our combat
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Army Reserve CID spearheads special agent training across military

Story by SGT Audrey Hayes on 09/08/2018 SAN DIEGO It started as a flicker of orange. In an instant faster than the crowd could register it the spark turned into a flame and burst outward. The explosion shook through the crowd's chests and across the ground beneath their feet. Dark
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Are we out of the woods yet?

Story by SGT Brianne Roudebush on 08/31/2018 Perched at the top of a hill, Sgt. First Class Chris* uses binoculars and a map to track his students across the steep, brushy terrain at the land navigation course on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, February 14. Officers from the San Diego
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MAG-13 makes history: 1,600 mile HF shot

Story by Sgt David Bickel on 08/20/2018 Marines with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13 effectively communicated with air station assets throughout southern California utilizing organic equipment from exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Counter Land Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis., August 16. This communication, or "shot" communicating with MCAS Miramar
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13th MEU Marine Lost at Sea Identified

Story by CPT Diann Rosenfeld on 08/18/2018 For Immediate Release Aug. 18, 2018 SULU SEA The Marine at the center of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) search in the Mindanao Sea since August 9 has been identified as Cpl. Jonathan Currier. On August
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Minds behind the flight: MAG-13 mechanics support Northern Lightning

Story by Sgt David Bickel on 08/13/2018 Marines from units across 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing provided assets and personnel during Northern Lightning 18-2, a joint training exercise at Volk Field Counterland Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wis. Aug. 13-24. Even though the primary mission of Northern Lightning is aviation training, there
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MWCS 48 Marines conduct field training

Story by Cpl Victor Mincy on 07/31/2018 Marines with Marine Wing Communications Squadron (MWCS) 48, conducted a field training exercise involving organic, terrestrial and satellite communications capabilities at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, June 14 to 18. This annual training field exercise for the reserve unit MWCS48, exists to
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How to transition from rapidgate to DBIDS at MCAS Miramar

Story by Cpl Becky Calhoun on 07/30/2018 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is replacing Rapidgate access, the previous gate access system, with Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) starting July 30, 2018. DBIDS, the world's largest distributed physical access control system, is an identification card scanning system that uses biometric and
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Col. Jason G. Woodworth relinquishes command of MCAS Miramar

Story by LCpl Mark Lowe on 07/20/2018 Col. Jason G. Woodworth, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, relinquished command to Col. Charles B. Dockery during a change of command ceremony at MCAS Miramar, California, July 20. Woodworth passed command to Dockery after serving as MCAS Miramar's commanding officer
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