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U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 101, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 and Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW) conduct a missile shooting demonstration and aerial refueling in support of Exercise Winter Fury 21, off the coast of Southern California, Feb. 5, 2021. During Winter Fury, 3rd MAW will conduct long range strikes, deploy and support infantry Marines, assist in the transport of artillery assets, and provide logistical support to Marines on the ground. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Leilani Cervantes)

The mission of MAG-13 is to provide task organized forces capable of conducting Offensive Air Support, Antiair Warfare, and Aviation Reconnaissance from expeditionary sites, both afloat and ashore, to Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF), fleet, and unified commanders, as well as deploy the Marine Aircraft Group Headquarters as a Site Command capable of generating sorties and providing tactical Command and Control for the Marine Tactical Air Commander.

MAG-13 Leaders

Colonel Benjamin K. Hutchins
Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 13

Sergeant Major Keith Massi
Sergeant Major, Marine Aircraft Group 13
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3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Change of Command Ceremony
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing conducts a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., July 24, 2020. The ceremony was held to relinquish command from Maj. Gen. Kevin Iiams to Maj. Gen. Christopher Mahoney. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Leilani Cervantes)
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