MAG-39 HQ

 

 

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 HQ Leaders

Major Robert L. Johnson
Commanding Officer, Headquarters Squadron 39, Marine Aircraft Group 39

Major Johnson is currently serving as the Commanding Officer, Headquarters Squadron 39, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton.                        Major Johnson completed Officer Candidate School (OCS) and was commissioned on 12 December 2008 after graduating from the Massachusetts

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Gunnery Sergeant Louis J. Boff
First Sergeant Headquarters Squadron 39, Marine Aircraft Group 39

Upon Completion of Marine Combat Training (MCT), Private Boff was assigned to Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland to attend formal training as a Small Arms Technician.  He graduated on August 15, 2007 and was meritoriously promoted to Lance Corporal. In August 2007, Lance Corporal Boff reported to 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Camp Hansen,

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Major Wayne Gantz
Executive Officer, Headquarters Squadron Marine Aircraft Group 39

Wayne Gantz graduated from Phillipsburg High School (Phillipsburg, KS) in 1999.  He graduated with merit from the United States Naval Academy on 26 May 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.   Recruit Gantz enlisted in the Marine Corps on 20 October 1998, entering into the Delayed Entry Program, and attended Boot Camp at MCRD San

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