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. Bemis
Commanding Officer, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39

Lieutenant Colonel Bemis 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 Bemis 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 Albert G. Martinez II
Sergeant Major, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39

Sergeant Major Albert Martinez enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 2000 and graduated boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego as a Series Honorman. In March 2001 he began training at SOI West, Camp Pendleton, CA and graduated Infantry Training Battalion as an 0341, Mortarman.In June of 2001 Sergeant Major Martinez reported to 3D

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