Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Community
Marine Aircraft Group 49
Marine Aircraft Group 49 is located on Dix. MAG-49’s mission is to organize, train and equip combat ready squadrons to augment and reinforce the Active Marine Forces. The unit provides personnel and assault support capabilities to relieve operational tempo for active-duty forces and provide service to the community.
Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772
HMH-772 provides the Marine Air Ground Task Force Commander assault support transport of heavy weapons, equipment, combat troops and supplies during expeditionary, joint or combined operations.
Marine Light/Attack Helicopter
Squadron 773 Detachment B
HMLA-773 Detachment B supports the Marine Air Ground Task Force Commander by providing offensive air support, utility support, armed escort and airborne supporting arms coordination, day or night under all weather conditions during expeditionary, joint or combined operations.
Marine Wing Support Squadron 472
The mission of MWSS 472 is to provide all essential Aviation Ground Support to the rotary-wing components of the Marine Aviation Combat Element and all supporting attached elements of the Marine Air Control Group. This support includes provisions for, engineer services, motor transport operations, medical services, field messing facilities, nuclear, biological and chemical defense, internal airfield communications, security and law enforcement services, expeditionary airfield services, aircraft and ground refueling service, aircraft rescue and structural firefighting services, explosive ordnance disposal, combat engineer/construction services and utility services.