Marine Aircraft Group 16

 

 

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.

MAG-16 Leaders

Colonel Sean P. Hoewing
Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Colonel Sean Hoewing attended high school in Centreville, Virginia, and graduated from Auburn

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Lieutenant Colonel Andrew M. Baxter
Executive Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Lieutenant Colonel Baxter was born in Toledo, Ohio and raised primarily in Roseville, California and

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Sergeant Major Michael E. Cedeno
Sergeant Major, Marine Aircraft Group 16

Sergeant Major Cedeno was born in Harlingen, Texas. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 24 April

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Unit News
First USMC F-35C squadron deploys  Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) has marked a key...
‘Jack of all trades’: Aces stack the deck in Afghanistan  Earlier this year, the Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 373 “Aces” returned from a six-month...
Yuma F-35B pilots go off-roading  (April 12, 2021) Third Marine Aircraft Wing’s Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 (VMFA-122)...
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing’s “Death Rattlers” return from historic deployment  The Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 return from a 10-month deployment,...
3rd MAW grows as an integrated all-domain naval power  Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) prepare for the commencement of phase two of Winter...
3rd MAW prepares for future target engagement  Silent and deadly on the ground, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) intelligence section operates...


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