Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361

 

 

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A U.S. Marine CH-56E Super Stallion crew chief assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), makes his way to the ramp while flying over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 13, 2012. HMH-361 is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena)
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A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), externally lifts M777 howitzers over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 29, 2012. HMH-361 provided aerial support by repositioning the howitzers to Camp Dwyer. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo)
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Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW

Provide premier assault support to Marine, joint, and coalition forces from advanced bases, expeditionary airfields or aircraft capable ships in order to enable the CO to fight the MAW as a piece of the MEF level MAGTF in support of the Joint Force Commander. Be prepared to deploy the MAO headquarters and staff support during site command and MEB ACE operations necessary for the effective command and control of subordinate squadrons and attachments in order to ensure success across the full range of military operations.

HMH-361 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel B. E. Thoreen
Commanding Officer, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361

Lieutenant Colonel Thoreen was born and raised in Washington State, graduating from Stanwood High

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Sergeant Major Robert Horn
Sergeant Major, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361

Robert S. Horn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 13, 1979. He graduated from Bishop Kelley High

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