Marine Air Control Squadron 1

Mission Statement

The mission of the Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS) 1 is to provide air surveillance and control of friendly aircraft and surface to air weapons in support of offensive air support and anti-air warfare, continuous all-weather radar, non-radar, tower air traffic control services, airspace management, and meteorological and oceanographic services in support of the Marine air-ground task force and joint force commander.

MACS-1 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Andrea Barron
Commanding Officer, Marine Air Control Squadron 1

LtCol Barron graduated from the University of Michigan in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and was commissioned via the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. After completion of The Basic School and Air Support Control Officer Course in 2004, Second Lieutenant Barron reported to Marine Air Support Squadron (MASS) 1 in

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Sergeant Major Elba N. Estremera
Sergeant Major, Marine Air Control Squadron 1

Sergeant Major Elba N. Estremera entered the Marine Corps in August 2002 and completed Recruit Training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina. She was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal for being the Company Honor Graduate. After completing Marine Combat Training, she attended the Radio Operator School in Twetny-nine Palms,

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