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Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303

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.

HMLAT-303 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Koval
Commanding Officer, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303

Lieutenant Colonel Mark A. Koval assumed command of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303 (HMLAT-303) on 21 May 2021.Lieutenant Colonel Koval enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in May 2000. He graduated recruit training from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego as the Platoon Honorman and was meritoriously promoted to Lance

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Major Daniel Lee
Executive Officer, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303

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Sergeant Major Michael A. Dequattro
Sergeant Major, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron 303

SgtMaj DeQuattro was born and raised in Chicago, IL, enlisted in the Marine Corps in July 1999, and attended recruit training at MCRD San Diego, California. After graduation in October of 1999, Private First Class DeQuattro attended Marine Combat Training at School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton, California, and then reported to Fort Leonard Wood,

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3rd MAW News
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