They are the muscle on the ground that can build and sustain airfield operations nearly any place in the world.
From heavy equipment operators to water purification experts, the Marines and Sailors of MWSS-272 are equipped and trained to support a warfighting aviation combat element.
MWSS-272 trains on a day-to-day basis with both Marine Aircraft Groups located aboard New River. They deploy around the world on a regular basis to support exercises and operations. More recently, the MAG’s squadrons have served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.