MCAS MIRAMAR NEWS

MCAS Miramar conducts successful test on microgrid

Story by Curtis Hill on 08/29/2019 By Curtis Hill, MCIWEST Energy Communication Specialist August 27, 2019 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif - On Saturday morning, Aug. 24, 2019, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar conducted a successful test of the Automatic Throw Over (ATO) mechanism of their nearly complete
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Cloudy with a Chance of Innovation. What's NEX?

Story by LCpl Jaime Reyes on 08/26/2019 Rain or shine you can depend on meteorology and oceanography analysist forecaster (METOC) Marines to keep you informed. Marines with Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS) 1, Marine Air Control Group (MACG) 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), are taking the next step i
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Discovering Heroes: Fallen WWII Marine finally comes home

Staff Sgt. Wesley L. Kroenung was 24 years old when he made the commitment to join the United States Marine Corps and become a Marine Corps combat cameraman. Before long, Kroenung found himself storming the shores of Tarawa, where he would ultimately make the greatest sacrifice by laying down hi
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ASTC JAX Delivers New Mask-Off Hypoxia Training

Story by PO1 David Kolmel on 07/31/2019 Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Jacksonville (JAX) commenced training with a new, mask-off hypoxia trainer in July that will be used for all Navy and Marine Corps designated aviation personnel flying in multi-place non-ejection aircraft. Capt. Theron Toole, commanding officer of Navy Medicine
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John Farritor's historic life

Story by Cpl Megan Roses on 07/10/2019 John Farritor enlisted in the Marine Corps July 2, 1941. After completing basic training on Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, he was assigned to the 3rd Marine Division on Camp Elliot, now known as Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Almost a year
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Healing Homes: SMP Marines helps local Habitat for Humanity

Marines with the Single Marine Program (SMP) teamed up with Habitat for Humanity volunteers Thursday, June 27, to help build homes for refugee families. The Marines, and volunteers, worked on five houses, each tasked with different roles for the homes, such as painting, cutting wood, roof installation, window installation and
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Navy Medicine Shifting Focus to Be Ready for the Next Fight

Story by Regena Kowitz on 07/02/2019 Navy Surgeon General Vice Adm. Forrest Faison discussed the future of Navy Medicine, and how it plans to prepare medical personnel for the next fight, while visiting San Diego, June 25-27. As the guest speaker at the San Diego Military Advisory Council's breakfast and
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Academics and leadership highlight national JLAB competition

Story by Michael Maddox on 06/27/2019 WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2019) It was a weekend of leadership, mentorship and learning June 21-25 during the JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl at Catholic University of America. Cadets from across the globe and all services came together for the annual competition. During the
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Where in the world is the 314th FS, AMU?

Story by SSgt Christine Groening on 06/11/2019 Airmen from the 314th Fighter Squadron and 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit worked out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in San Diego, California, for a training exercise from May 29 to June 14, 2019. Between the two squadrons, a total of 168 personnel,
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MAG-16 Stands Ready

Story by 1LT Zachary Bodner on 06/10/2019 While the marine layer hanging over southern California evaporated, squadrons of aircraft formed up across the runway at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar early in the morning on June 6, 2019. Seven squadrons with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft
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Female Army Brass Quintet make inaugural performance at IWBC

Story by Alun Thomas on 06/03/2019 TEMPE, Ariz. The Army assembled an all-female brass quintet to perform at the International Women's Brass Conference, Katzin Concert Hall, Arizona State University, May 23, Tempe, Ariz. The ensemble, comprised of Soldiers from the Army Reserve, National Guard, Regional Bands, and Army Premiere Bands,
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