Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 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.

MALS-39 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Bridget N. Young
Commanding Officer, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39

Lieutenant Colonel Young graduated from the University of Rochester, NY and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2003.  Upon completion of The Basic School, she attended the Aircraft Maintenance Officer course at NAS Whiting Field, Florida. In March 2004, Lieutenant Colonel Young checked into MALS-36, 1st MAW, Okinawa, Japan, and served as

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Major Melissa A. DePriest
Executive Officer, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39

Major Melissa A. DePriest is a native of Liberty, Missouri and graduated from University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology. She was commissioned in May 2006 through the PLC-Combined Program and upon graduation from The Basic School in December 2006, she reported to Recruiting Station Kansas City, 9th Marine Corps

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Sergeant Major Trevlis L. Hunter
Sergeant Major, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39

Trevlis L. Hunter enlisted in the Marine Corps in January 1998 and attended recruit training at MCRD San Diego, CA.  Upon graduation from recruit training, he reported to the School of Infantry for Marine Combat Training in Camp Pendleton, CA.  Afterwards, he reported to Pensacola, FL for further training, at Basic Electronics School.  In September

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