Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3

Mission Statement Under 3rd MAW

The mission of Marine Wing Communications Squadron 38 is to plan, install, secure, operate, and maintain a communications architecture in order to enable the command and control of a Fleet Marine Force Air Combat Element.

MWHS-3 Leaders

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas E. Bolen, Jr.
Commanding Officer, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3

Lieutenant Colonel Bolen was born in Ironwood, MI, and grew up in Esko, MN, graduating from Esko High School in 1998. He attended college at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science and receiving his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. Upon completion of The Basic

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Sergeant Major Elena M. Rodriguez
Sergeant Major, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3

Sergeant Major Elena M. Rodriguez attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina on 22 February 2000 and was meritoriously promoted to the rank of Private First Class.  After completing recruit training, she reported to Marine Combat Training (MCT) at Camp Geiger, NC.  Upon completion of MCT, she attended the

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3rd MAW News
Yuma F-35B pilots go off-roading  (April 12, 2021) Third Marine Aircraft Wing’s Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 (VMFA-122)...
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing’s “Death Rattlers” return from historic deployment  The Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 return from a 10-month deployment,...
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...
3rd MAW prepares for future target engagement  Silent and deadly on the ground, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) intelligence section operates...
Vikings welcome fifth-generation strike fighter to arsenal  (February 03, 2021) Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW) 225 “Vikings” officially...

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