Jul 13, 2018

Maj. Gen. Mark R. Wise, outgoing commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, passes the flag to Maj. Gen. Kevin M. Iiams, incoming commanding general, during their change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 13. Wise, who took command of 3rd MAW July 22, 2016 and trained, equipped and deployed Marines with four Marine Expeditionary 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. His next duty assignment is the Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Joshua S. McAlpine/Released)

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