Marine Air Control Group 38
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3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
San Diego, California


Marines, Civilians Evaluate Wave Glider System

Engineers from the Naval Information Center and U.S. Marines analyze the Wave Glider at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, March 9,...


Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 362 Relief and Appointment Ceremony

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Mohammad Arzola, left, outgoing sergeant major of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 362, Marine Aircraft Group 16,...


Winter Fury 22 - HMLA-469 trains on San Clemente Island

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. William Ton, a crew chief assigned to Marine Attack Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine...


Winter Fury 22 - Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel

U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brian Holloway, an MV-22B Osprey pilot with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine...


Winter Fury 22: Marines Arrive in Moses Lake

U.S. Marines from 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, arrive in MV-22B Ospreys from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, Marine...


Birds view of the F35

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 21, 2022) Marines of Marine Wing Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 and sailors of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 link up...

MACG-38 Leaders

Colonel Jason P. Quinter
Commanding Officer, Marine Air Control Group 38

Colonel Quinter was commissioned in August 1999 after graduating from North Carolina State University. He assumed his current duties as the Commanding Officer of Marine Air Control Group 38 on 8 June 2023.Colonel Quinter's operating force assignments include: Platoon Commander, Training Officer, Operations Officer, and Executive Officer,

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Sergeant Major Joseph A. Alvarez
Sergeant Major, Marine Air Control Group 38

Joseph Alvarez enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California in May 1999. Upon graduating he attended the School of Infantry and was assigned the MOS of 0311, Infantry Rifleman.In August of 1999, LCpl Alvarez reported to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines at Camp Pendleton, CA for duty as an

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Marine Air Control Group 38
PO Box 452051
San Diego CA 92145-2051

MACG-38 Duty Officer
Land Line 858.307.9605
Cell 858.864.4784

Family Readiness Officer
Erin D. Gaian
Marine Air Control Group 38
(O) 858.307.8442
(C) 858.349.6794

Deployment Readiness Coordinator

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The mission of Marine Air Control Group 38 is to provide a task-organized Marine Air Command and Control System (MACCS) in order to enable the six functions of Marine Aviation in support of the MAGTF's Aviation Combat Element.