Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466

 

 

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-466 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Chavez
Commanding Officer, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466

Lieutenant Colonel Chavez attended the University of Illinois and graduated in December 2001. Upon graduating from the University of Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel Chavez was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. From January 2002 to July of 2002, Second Lieutenant Chavez completed The Basic School and then reported to

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Sergeant Major Joseph P. Martinez
Sergeant Major, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466

Sergeant Major Martinez is a native of Gallup, New Mexico. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in September 1996.  Reported to Recruit Training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California (Ca) in January 1997. He reported to the School of Infantry and completed Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, Ca that May. Private First Class Martinez

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