Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1



Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW

The mission of Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38 is to plan, install, secure, operate, and maintain a communications architecture in order to enable the command and control of a Fleet Marine Force Air Combat Element.

VMU-1 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Daniel A. Weber
Commanding Officer, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1

Lieutenant Colonel Weber graduated from Saint Bonaventure University and was commissioned in May of 2002.  He completed Naval Aviation training at NAS Whiting Field, Florida where he earned his wings of gold. He reported to HMM(T)-164 completing CH-46E Sea Knight training aboard Camp Pendleton, California before joining his first operational

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Maj Donald Kelly
Executive Officer, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1

Major Kelly graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Naval Architecture. Upon graduation, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and completed The Basic School in January 2008. He was then assigned to MATSG-21 to begin Naval Flight Training. First Lieutenant Kelly winged on 9 August 2009 and

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Sergeant Major Richard H. Troncatti II
Sergeant Major, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1

Sergeant Major Richard H. Troncatti II was born in Hagerstown, Maryland in 1981. He entered the Marine Corps in August 1999, and conducted recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. Upon graduation, he attended Marine Combat Training along with Basic Engineer Equipment Operator Course.In April 2000, Private First

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