Provide close-in, low altitude, surface-to-air weapons fires, and when task-organized, provide command and control, and forces for ground security in defense of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Commander's designated vital areas.
LtCol Yurisic is a native of Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 and served as a Security Forces Marine at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia. He is a 2004 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and received his commission via the NROTC program.After completion of The Basic School and Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD)
Major Barclay is a native of Englewood, Florida, and completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in 2007. He attended Officer Candidates School and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps shortly thereafter.In 2007, Major Barclay attended The Basic School and graduated in 2008, where he was
Robert W. Ashby Jr. was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in Lone Jack, Missouri. He enlisted in June 2000 and underwent training at Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California. Private Ashby was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class at the completion of recruit training. In