The mission of Marine Air Support Squadron 3 is to provide Direct Air Support Center (DASC) capabilities for control and coordination of aircraft operating in direct support of the Marine Air Ground Task Force.
Lieutenant Colonel Troyer enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in March 1990. After completing Boot Camp and Infantry Training School, he reported to Marine Barracks Guam in April 1991. In November 1992, Lieutenant Colonel Troyer reported to 3d Battalion 9th Marines where he deployed in support of Operation RESTORE HOPE in Somalia and again
Major Hooten was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps in December 2008, having completed his undergraduate and graduate education at the University of Memphis. Following The Basic School and the Air Support Control Officer Course, he was assigned to Marine Air Support Squadron 2, Okinawa, Japan, in November 2009. During
Sergeant Major Gay enlisted into the Marine Corps in the Delayed Entry Program on 16 December 1999. He began recruit training with First Battalion, Charlie Company, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.Private Gay attended Naval Aircrew Candidate School (NACCS) in Pensacola, Florida in November 2000. Upon completion of NACCS, Private
Marine Air Support Squadron 3 Change of Command Video Message