Leaders
Executive Officer, Marine Air Control Squadron 1
Major Anthony J. Molesphini

Maj Molesphini is a native of Montgomery, New Jersey. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps in May 2010, having completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pittsburgh.

Following The Basic School and Air Defense Control Officer Course, he was assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Cherry Point, NC, in April 2011.  During this tour, Maj Molesphini served as S-2 Officer, Company Executive Officer and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

In July 2014, Maj Molesphini was assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 4, Okinawa, Japan, where he served as S-3 Training Officer, S-3A and Weapons and Tactics Training Program Officer.  Major Molesphini subsequently reported as a resident student to Expeditionary Warfare School, Quantico, VA, in July 2017.

Upon completion of Expeditionary Warfare School in May 2018, Maj Molesphini was assigned to Officer Candidate School as an augment instructor.  Upon completion of instructor duties in August 2018, Maj Molesphini reported to Program Manager Air Command Control and Sensor Netting (PM AC2SN), Quantico, VA.  While assigned to PM AC2SN, Maj Molesphini served as the Common Aviation Command and Control System Future Development Team Lead and Sustainment Team Lead.

In July 2021, Maj Molesphini was assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 1, Yuma, AZ, where he served as the Operations Officer through June 2022 and in his current position as the Executive Officer.

Maj Molesphini is a graduate of The Basic School, Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, Joint Interface Control Officer Course, Expeditionary Warfare School and Naval Postgraduate School.  He holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Human Systems Integration from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Maj Molesphini’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.