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U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepare to fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile during a training exercise at Yuma Proving Ground Stinger Range, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile during a training exercise at Yuma Proving Ground Stinger Range, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile during a training exercise at Yuma Proving Ground Stinger Range, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile during a training exercise at Yuma Proving Ground Stinger Range, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), await to board a KC-130J Hercules during a training exercise at Camp Wilson, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fire the FIM-92 Stinger missile during a training exercise at Yuma Proving Ground Stinger Range, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
U.S. Marines with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (LAAD), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), await to board a KC-130J Hercules during a training exercise at Camp Wilson, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 22, 2019. The training focuses on operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps Aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. Training events such as this one ensure the Marines and machines of 3rd MAW are able and ready to respond to crisis anytime, anywhere (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dominic Romero).
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)¬¬
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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