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U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Raul Moreno, an intelligence specialist with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, sprints for the maneuver under fire competition during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, compete in tug-o-war during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andres Hernandez, an administration specialist with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), buddy drags a Marine with HMLA-267, MAG-39, 3rd MAW, for the maneuver under fire competition during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Geoffrey Wallace, a helicopter mechanic with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), pulls 1st Lt. Jackson Niketas, a utility pilot with HMLA-267, MAG-39, 3rd MAW, for a buddy drag competition during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Cole Shepard, a pilot with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, places the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369 plaque in the winners spot during the competition announcements at the end of MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Anthony N. Page, sergeant major of Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, addresses his Marines during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
A Marine with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, conducts pull-ups for his team during the MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Woodrow Thompson, an aircraft avionics technician with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), spots Lance Cpl. Shaun Revere, an aircraft ordnance technician with HMLA-267, MAG-39, 3rd MAW, as he benches weight for MAG-39’s Warrior Games on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 11, 2019. The MAG-39 Warrior Games is a morale building family event that allows the different units in MAG-39 to come together and create comradery amongst one another while also keeping true to their motto ‘Keep Winning’. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) prepare for takeoff during an offensive air support exercise in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom aircraft assigned to Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) conducts an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ross Roby, a UH-1Y Venom crew chief, with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, scans the area while conducting an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) conduct an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course at Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. William Ton, a UH-1Y Venom crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels a UH-1Y Venom aircraft while conducting an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 at Landing Zone Bull Attack in Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Ross Roby, a UH-1Y Venom crew chief, with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, clears a GAU-21 .50- caliber heavy machine gun while conducting an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course at Landing Zone Bull Attack in Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1), which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) arm a UH-1Y Venom aircraft while conducting an offensive air support exercise during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 at Landing Zone Bull Attack in Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, Sept. 30, 2019. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine Corps aviation in support of a Marine Air Ground Task Force. WTI also provides standardized advanced tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine aviation training and readiness, and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lauren Brune)
Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), conduct pre-flight checks on an AH-1Z at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., during a training exercise, Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW's capability to "Fix, Fly, Fight" and, when needed, advance at a moment's notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
Two AH-1Z’s with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), move into formation over Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., during a training exercise, Feb 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched more than 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. MAG-39 aircrews taxied and launched their aircraft with a precision akin to that displayed during close order drill. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Lance Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
AH-1Zs and UH-1Ys with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), take off during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW's capability to "Fix, Fly, Fight" and, when needed, advance at a moment's notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 364 and Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepare MV-22B Ospreys and UH-1Y Venoms for takeoff at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft, proving 3rd MAW's capability to "Fix, Fly, Fight" and, when needed, advance at a moment's notice.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Juan Anaya)
MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 364, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepare for take off during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW's capability to "Fix, Fly, Fight" and, when needed, advance at a moment's notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), conduct pre-flight checks on a UH-1Y at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., during a training exercise, Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
A formation of UH-1Y Venoms and AH-1Z Vipers with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), takeoff at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance. Cpl. Juan Anaya)
An AH-1Z with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 369, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), takes off during a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Julian Elliott-Drouin)
An aircraft mechanic with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), conducts preventative maintenance on an AH-1Z prior to takeoff as part of a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Lance Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
A UH-1Y with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 469, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), stages in preparation for a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched more than 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
Two AH-1Zs with Marine Light Attack Squadron (HMLA) 469, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), fly over Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., during a training exercise, Feb. 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “Fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel Ruiz)
Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), work as a team performing a pre-flight function check on an AH-1Z before a training exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. Maintainers and ground support crews watched with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment as each of their aircraft fulfilled its role in formation, took to the sky, then disappeared over the horizon. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “fix, fly, fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Lance Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
Several AH-1Z’s with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 169, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), staged for pre-flight inspection at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb 15. In a dynamic display of strength, MAG-39, launched 82 attack, utility and assault support aircraft. MAG-39 aircrews taxied and launched their aircraft with a precision akin to that displayed during close order drill. Over the course of several hours, more than 100 aircraft from MAG-13 and MAG-39 took to the skies over Southern California, proving 3rd MAW’s capability to “fix, Fly, Fight” and, when needed advance at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo Lance Cpl. Levi J. Guerra)
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.

HMLA-267 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Robert S. Bunn
Commanding Officer, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267
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Sergeant Major Michael E. Cedeno
Sergeant Major, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267
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