Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 165

 

 

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.

VMM-165 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Bringhurst
Commanding Officer, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165

Lieutenant Colonel Bringhurst was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in May 2002.  After completing The Basic School in 2003, he reported to NAS Pensacola to begin flight training. Lieutenant Colonel Bringhurst was designated a Naval Aviator in June 2004 and

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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
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3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
May 18, 2020 | 12:04
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