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Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 165



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. 

VMM-165 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Drew T. Bossart
Commanding Officer, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165

Lieutenant Colonel Bossart was commissioned in August 2004 through the Platoon Leaders Course and was designated a Naval Aviator in May 2007. In November 2007, Lieutenant Colonel Bossart reported to the Black Knights of HMM-264, MCAS New River, North Carolina, for service as a CH-46E pilot. He deployed with HMM-264 (REIN) on the 26th Marine

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Sergeant Major Charles N. Latour
Sergeant Major, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165

Charles La Tour was born in Blythe, California and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.  He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps August 10, 1999.  Upon completion of training at Recruit Depot San Diego and School of Infantry West, he was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines (1/6) in Camp Lejeune, NC.  While serving as an Infantry Rifleman, Team

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VMM-165 Change of Command Video Message
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
May 18, 2020 | 12:04
VMM-165 Change of Command Video Message
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
May 18, 2020 | 12:04
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VMM-165 Change of Command Video Message
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