Marine Aircraft Group 39



MAG-39 Mission Statement

The mission of Marine Aircraft Group 39 is to provide utility helicopter support, close-in fire support, fire support coordination, aerial reconnaissance, observation and forward air control in aerial and ground escort operations during ship-to-shore movement and subsequent operations ashore.

MAG-39 Leaders

Colonel W. J. Bartolomea
Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 39

Colonel Bartolomea received his commission on 7 January 1995 upon graduation from the Pennsylvania State University.  Following The Basic School, BOC 2-95, he was assigned to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida and was designated a Naval Aviator in July 1997.  He then reported to HMT-303, MCAS Camp Pendleton, California for training in the AH-1W

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Sergeant Major Anthony N. Page
Sergeant Major, Marine Aircraft Group 39

Sgt. Maj. Anthony N. Page enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in August 1991 and attended Recruit Training in July 1992 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.After completion of Recruit Training, he attended the Basic Supply Warehouse Course at Marine Corps Base Albany, Ga. In March 1993, Lance Cpl. Page was assigned to Camp

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