Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 225



VMFA-225 Mission Statement

Attack and destroy surface targets, intercept and destroy enemy aircraft, provide electronic warfare support, and network enabled reconnaissance support across the full spectrum of combat operations.

VMFA-225 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander E. Goodno
Commanding Officer, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 225

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander E. Goodno was commissioned a Marine Second Lieutenant after graduating from the United States Naval Academy in May 2002.  Following commissioning, LtCol Goodno attended the Basic School in Quantico, VA and flight school in Florida and Mississippi. He was designated as a Naval Aviator in October 2005.In April 2007, after

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Major Randy K. Brazile
Executive Officer, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 225

Major Brazile is from Tacoma, Washington and graduated from Central Washington University prior to commissioning in 2008. Following The Basic School and flight school, he was designated a Naval Aviator in March 2012 and reported to VMAT-203 for training in the AV-8B Harrier. In April 2013, Captain Brazile was assigned to VMA-211 aboard MCAS Yuma

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Sergeant Major Collin D. Barry
Sergeant Major, Marine Fighter Attack Sqaudron 225

Sergeant Major Collin D. Barry enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 from Tucumcari, NM.  After recruit and combat training on the West Coast, Private First Class Barry attained the MOS of 2311-Ammunition Technician at Redstone Arsenal Army Post, Huntsville, AL in December 1999.  After serving at 1st Supply Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA for one

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