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Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11



MAG-11 Mission Statement

Marine Aircraft Group 11 generates, embarks, and integrates relevant, combat ready aviation forces capable of providing Offensive Air Support, Anti-Aircraft Warfare, Assault Support, Aerial Reconnaissance, and terminal area Control of Aircraft; generates critical aviation logistics support; provides 12 of the functions of Aviation Ground Support; supports the generation of squadrons assigned to Navy Carrier Airwings; trains to standard Marine Fighter/Attack Pilots and Weapons Systems Officers and Navy Strike Fighter Pilots; and prepares to deploy the Marine Aircraft Group Headquarters as a Site Command capable of generating sorties to service standard for the Marine Tactical Air Commander; all in order to ensure success in combat in support of the MAGTF and Combatant Commanders.

MALS-11 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Stephen A. Lacovara
Commanding Officer, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11

Lieutenant Colonel Lacovara was born on 10 February 1975 in Edison, New Jersey.  He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in August 1993.  He served aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin (WHEC-721) from Oct 1993-Dec 1994, CG Group Portland Maine from Mar 1995-Aug 1997.  During his time with the CG he served in array of duties to include

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Major Jason Brooks
Executive Officer, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11

Jason Brooks grew up in the city of Oxford, Michigan and upon graduation from high school enlisted into the Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR). He attended Recruit Training at MCRD Parris Island, SC, Marine Combat Training and Organizational Automotive Mechanics School at Camp Lejeune, NC. After graduation from his PMOS school, Private First

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Sergeant Major Francisco W. Ortega
Sergeant Major, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11

Sergeant Major Ortega reported to MCRD San Diego in January of 2000. Graduating from recruit training in April; he then reported to the School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton, CA, for Marine Combat Training. After completing the Marine Combat Training in July of 2000, Sergeant Major Ortega was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class. Sergeant

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