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Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369



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-369 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Aaron K. Polanco
Commanding Officer, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369

LtCol Aaron K. Polanco grew up in Wimberley, Texas.  He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in May 2005, earning his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.  After completion of The Basic School and Naval Flight Training, he reported to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLA/T) 303, Marine

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Sergeant Major Sergio S. Rodriguez
Sergeant Major, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369

SgtMaj Rodriguez enlisted in the Marine Corps on December 29, 1997 and attended recruit training at MCRD, San Diego, California.  On May 1998, Private First Class Rodriguez graduated from MCT at Camp Pendleton, California and was assigned to the Personnel Administration School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina. In July 1998, Private First Class

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Unit News
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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...

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