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3rd MAW COVID-19 Resources

Click here to read the Message to the Force regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from Maj.Gen. Kevin M. Iiams, 3rd MAW's Commanding General.

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3RD MAW CURRENT PHOTOS
Capt. Meleah Martin, a pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323, prepares an F/A-18C Hornet for flight at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Marines like Martin keep 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing ready to “Fix, Fly and Fight” as the Corps’ largest aircraft wing. 3rd MAW continues to answer the call of this nation whenever and wherever it is needed.
U.S. Marines pilots with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 fly new F-35B 's out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma to be delivered to Forward Deployed Naval Forces, Japan on March 26, 2020. The delivery began from MCAS Yuma to MCAS Iwakuni where they will be transferred to the Marine Air Group 12. This action by 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assures that the newest and most capable jets in the world are forward deployed to support the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl John Hall)
U.S. Marines pilots with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 fly new F-35B 's out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma to be delivered to Forward Deployed Naval Forces, Japan on March 26, 2020. The delivery began from MCAS Yuma to MCAS Iwakuni where they will be transferred to the Marine Air Group 12. This action by 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing assures that the newest and most capable jets in the world are forward deployed to support the Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl John Hall)
A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 26, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 26, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 26, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 26, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, set up a perimeter for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personel (TRAP) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 14,2020. The training was held to ensure consistent operational capability as 3rd MAW remains ready to support short notice, world-wide deployments while following necessary precautions to protect the health of the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
A CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, extracts Marines with 4th Marine Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, from a landing zone during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel training mission at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 14, 2020. The training was held to ensure consistent operational capability as 3rd MAW remains ready to support short notice world-wide deployments while following necessary precautions to protect the health of the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), and 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, prepare to load a MV-22 Osprey for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 14,2020. The training was held to ensure consistent operational capability, as 3rd MAW remains ready to support short notice, worldwide deployments while following necessary precautions to protect the health of the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), and 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, load a MV-22 Osprey for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 14,2020. The training was held to ensure consistent operational capability, as 3rd MAW remains ready to support short notice, worldwide deployments while following necessary precautions to protect the health of the force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 31, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Juan Anaya)
A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 31, 2020. 3rd MAW continues its daily operations and mission essential tasks while enforcing precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Juan Anaya)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Kyle Fackrell, a UH-1Y Huey crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fires at a simulated target during a sustainment mission flight over San Clemente Island, Calif., April 22, 2019. The training mission was held amid the COVID-19 crisis as a means of maintaining operational capabilities and assuring 3rd MAW remains ready for the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Eric Landin, a UH-1Y Huey crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), observes a AH- 1Z SuperCobra during a sustainment mission on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 22, 2019. The training mission was held amid the COVID-19 crisis as a means of maintaining operational capabilities and assuring 3rd MAW remains ready for the mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
3rd MAW News
“You’re Only as Good as Your Last Flight”: A Fighter Pilot Shares Her Story of Triumph in the Face of Adversity By 1st Lt. Fredrick Walker | June 10, 2020
F-35s arrive at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar By 1st Lt. Wesley Medeiros | May 27, 2020
Sharpening the “First to Fight” Force: 3rd MAW Delivers Pristine, Combat-Ready F-35Bs to 1st MAW By 1st Lt. Fredrick D. Walker | April 20, 2020
Newest MV-22B Osprey Squadron, The “Ugly Angels,” Are Ready By Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin | March 27, 2020
Valor Beyond the Line of Duty By Pfc. Victor Mackson | March 13, 2020
MWSS-371 Employs TAGR System during FARP Operation By Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin | March 9, 2020
Lightning Strikes Miramar: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing welcomes Corps’ first F-35C By 1st Lt. Charles C. Allen | January 22, 2020
Vipers Storm the Sky – Marine Attack Helicopters Demonstrate Naval Capabilities By 1stLt. Zach Bodner | December 19, 2019
“Deliberately Inspire Others”: MAG-39 hosts leadership symposium By Capt. Morgan M. Frazer | December 17, 2019
What it Takes to Move a Mountain: The Regimental Air Assault By Cpl. Levi Guerra | December 16, 2019
Into the Hangar: Episode 1
Into the Hangar: Episode 1
Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39 demonstrates the UH-1Y Venom’s and AH-1Z Viper's versatility in providing lethal options, whether operating from the sea or land. The ability to rapidly deploy from ship-to-shore, support ground forces with organic fire support and arm and refuel at temporary sites is unmatched. The unique capabilities of MAG-39's Venoms and Vipers provide Joint-force commanders an invaluable asset in a maritime contested and distributed environment.
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