Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462



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-462 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Bryant
Commanding Officer, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462

LtCol Bryant was raised in the great state of Texas and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2005 after graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy. After being designated a Naval Aviator in 2007 and completing CH-53E flight training at HMHT-302 at MCAS New River, he reported to Marine

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Sergeant Major Luke Gilliland
Sergeant Major, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462

Sergeant Major Gilliland was born on June 8, 1980 in Huntington Beach, California.  He enlisted into the Marine Corps on April 24, 2000 and conducted training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.  Shortly after recruit training, he attended Stinger school at Fort Bliss, Texas where he was meritoriously promoted to Private First Class.In

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