Jul 13, 2018

Maj. Gen. Mark R. Wise, the outgoing commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and his wife Terry speak with Maj. Bjorn Thoreen, executive officer of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462, and his wife following the change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 13. Wise took command of 3rd MAW July 22, 2016. Under his command, 3rd MAW trained, equipped and deployed Marines with four Marine Expiditionary Units and with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command. 3rd MAW also continued its modernization with the standup of the first three operational F-35 Lightning II squadrons and the final transition from the AH-1W Super Cobra and UH-1N Huey to the AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Juan Anaya/Released)

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