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VMA-311 Homecoming
Family members of Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), await loved ones to return to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2019. The unit returned from a 6-month deployment to the Middle East. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
The Estrada family pose for a photo as they wait for their Marine to return home on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2019. Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), returned from a 6-month deployment to the Middle East. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), march to meet loved ones on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2019. The unit returned from a 6-month deployment to the Middle East. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Andrew Bartek, the assistant supply officer for Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), embraces his loved one on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2019. The unit returned from a 6-month deployment to the Middle East. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
A Marine with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), holds his loved one’s hand on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2019. The unit returned from a 6-month deployment to the Middle East. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaime Reyes)
U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, reunite with family on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
A U.S. Marine with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, reunites with a loved one on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
An AV/8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, returns to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
A U.S. Marine with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, reunites with his family on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
Family members wait as Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, land on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
A U.S. Marine with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, reunites with his family on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2019. VMA-311 returned home from their deployment with Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis-Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW
The mission of Marine Air Control Group 38 (MACG 38) is to coordinate all aspects of air command and control and air defense within the Marine Aircraft Wing and to provide the command and staff functions for the MACG Commander when deployed as part of the Aviation Combat Element (ACE) of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF).
VMA-311 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Keith Bucklew
Commanding Officer, Marine Attack Squadron 311
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Sergeant Major Collin D. Barry
Sergeant Major, Marine Attack Squadron 311
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Marine Attack Squadron 311 Change of Command Video Message
A change of command video message for Marine Attack Squadron 311, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., June 8, 2020. The official change of command was conducted on June 12, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Victor Mackson)
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