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Marine Aircraft Group 16

 

 

Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW

Support the MAGTF commander by providing assault support transport of combat troops, supplies, and equipment, day or night, under all weather conditions during expeditionary, joint, or combined operations. 

MAG-16 Leaders

Colonel Sean P. Hoewing
Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Colonel Sean Hoewing attended high school in Centreville, Virginia, and graduated from Auburn

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Lieutenant Colonel Andrew M. Baxter
Executive Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Lieutenant Colonel Baxter was born in Toledo, Ohio and raised primarily in Roseville, California and

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Sergeant Major Roland R. McGinnis
Sergeant Major, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Sergeant Major McGinnis was born in Laurel, Delaware. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 17 July

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Unit News
Team O'Brien: Husband and Wife Assume Squadron Command on the Same Day  The effortless three-pointers left him in awe.Then-midshipman Michael O’Brien watched the ball sail...
First USMC F-35C squadron deploys  Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) has marked a key...
‘Jack of all trades’: Aces stack the deck in Afghanistan  Earlier this year, the Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 373 “Aces” returned from a six-month...
Yuma F-35B pilots go off-roading  (April 12, 2021) Third Marine Aircraft Wing’s Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 (VMFA-122)...
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing’s “Death Rattlers” return from historic deployment  The Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 return from a 10-month deployment,...
3rd MAW grows as an integrated all-domain naval power  Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) prepare for the commencement of phase two of Winter...

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