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3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion

3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
U.S. Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, observe the employment of a FIM-92 Stinger missile in support of Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)
Kicking Facts and Taking Planes
U.S. Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing(MAW), instruct Sgt. Maj. Peter A. Siaw, sergeant major of 3rd MAW on the capabilities of a FIM-92 Stinger missile during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)
3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
U.S. Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, supervise the launch of FIM-92 Stinger missiles in support of Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)
3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
U.S. Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, fire a FIM-92 Stinger missile in support of Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)
3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
U.S. Marines with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, fire a FIM-92 Stinger missile in support of Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)¬¬
3rd LAAD Stinger Shoot ITX 3-19
U.S. Marine Cpl. Taylor J. Torrey (left) with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, instructs Sgt. Maj. Peter A. Siaw, sergeant major of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, on the capabilities of a FIM-92 Stinger missile during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-19 on Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 14, 2019. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt Dominic Romero)
Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW

Provide aviation logistics support, guidance and direction to Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) squadrons as well as Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) and Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS).

 

3D LAAD BN Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Michal Carlson
Commanding Officer, 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion
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Major Matthew Malinowski
Executive Officer, 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion
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Sergeant Major Jose Romero
Sergeant Major, 3d Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion
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