Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

 

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

MCAS Miramar
Col. Jason Woodworth, left, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, and Col. John Farnam, former commanding officer of MCAS Miramar, recieve salutes from the staff during a change of command ceremony aboard the air station, Aug. 28. The change of command also marks the end of Farnam's approximately 25 years of active service in the Marine Corps.
Col. Farnam relinquishes command of MCAS Miramar
Col. Jason Woodworth, left, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, and Col. John Farnam, former commanding officer of MCAS Miramar, recieve salutes from the staff during a change of command ceremony aboard the air station, Aug. 28. The change of command also marks the end of Farnam's approximately 25 years of active service in the Marine Corps.
U.S. Marine Corps MajGen. Charles L. Hudson, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Command, receives a brief from Col. Jason G. Woodworth, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, about flightline operations aboard MCAS Miramar, San Diego, Calif., Dec. 11, 2015. MajGen. Hudson inspects the base for collateral in hope to improve quality and mission for Marines stationed aboard MCAS Miramar. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Travis Jordan/Released)
MajGen Hudson Visits MCAS Miramar
U.S. Marine Corps MajGen. Charles L. Hudson, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Command, receives a brief from Col. Jason G. Woodworth, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, about flightline operations aboard MCAS Miramar, San Diego, Calif., Dec. 11, 2015. MajGen. Hudson inspects the base for collateral in hope to improve quality and mission for Marines stationed aboard MCAS Miramar. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Travis Jordan/Released)
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Time to sink or swim; Marines train to become instructors
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Cpl. Kyle Byrdsong, a running back for the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Falcons, avoids a tackle while running the ball during a football game against the 1st Maintenance Battalion War Machines aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 24. The Miramar Falcons won the game with a score of 35-0. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning/Released)
Falcons shut out War Machines during first game of season
Cpl. Kyle Byrdsong, a running back for the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Falcons, avoids a tackle while running the ball during a football game against the 1st Maintenance Battalion War Machines aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Aug. 24. The Miramar Falcons won the game with a score of 35-0. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning/Released)
An AV-8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron 211, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels during fixed-wing aerial refueling training over eastern California, Aug. 27. This training teaches pilots and air crew to refuel an aircraft without landing using a KC-130J Super Hercules, thus extending the operational capability of the aircraft during combat missions. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn)
Refueling the F-35B Lightning II with VMGR-352
An AV-8B Harrier with Marine Attack Squadron 211, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels during fixed-wing aerial refueling training over eastern California, Aug. 27. This training teaches pilots and air crew to refuel an aircraft without landing using a KC-130J Super Hercules, thus extending the operational capability of the aircraft during combat missions. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Thorn)
Marines view an F-35B Lightning II from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., July 30. The Lightning II is the Marine Corps' newest aircraft and is capable of short take-off and vertical landing.
The Lightning II strikes aboard MCAS Miramar
Marines view an F-35B Lightning II from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., July 30. The Lightning II is the Marine Corps' newest aircraft and is capable of short take-off and vertical landing.
MV-22B Ospreys with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Exercises like Dawn Blitz 2013 provide realistic relevant training necessary for effective global crisis response expected of the Navy and Marine Corps.
3rd MAW conducts air lift of battalion
MV-22B Ospreys with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Exercises like Dawn Blitz 2013 provide realistic relevant training necessary for effective global crisis response expected of the Navy and Marine Corps.
MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait, to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Dawn Blitz demonstrates the unique capabilities of the Marine Corps and Navy to rapidly respond to contingencies in coordination with our coalition partners.
3rd MAW conducts air lift of battalion
MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 163, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing wait, to take off to take a battalion of Marines to 29 Palms during Dawn Blitz 2013, June 21. Dawn Blitz demonstrates the unique capabilities of the Marine Corps and Navy to rapidly respond to contingencies in coordination with our coalition partners.
A helicopter support team prepares to board a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, "Wolfpack," 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Feb. 28. The HST will coordinate and oversee the suspension of a load from the underside of the Super Stallion during external lift training.
Wolfpack shows off heavy haul prowess
A helicopter support team prepares to board a CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, "Wolfpack," 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Feb. 28. The HST will coordinate and oversee the suspension of a load from the underside of the Super Stallion during external lift training.
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, "Wolfpack," 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, practices external lifts aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Feb. 28. The Super Stallion is toting a 6,200-pound load from a single-point sling, simulating external cargo transport as it would occur in areas of operation such as Afghanistan.
Wolfpack shows off heavy haul prowess
A CH-53E Super Stallion with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466, "Wolfpack," 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, practices external lifts aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Feb. 28. The Super Stallion is toting a 6,200-pound load from a single-point sling, simulating external cargo transport as it would occur in areas of operation such as Afghanistan.
An MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 "Greyhawks" flies over the Pacific Ocean on its way to collect a detachment of Marines with 1st Battalion, 11th Marines after they performed sensor recovery, repair and updating aboard San Clemente Island, Calif., Nov. 1. This was a routine flight for the squadron, but crucial to the ground unit's mission aboard the island.
Greyhawks ensure Marines arrive home safely
An MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 "Greyhawks" flies over the Pacific Ocean on its way to collect a detachment of Marines with 1st Battalion, 11th Marines after they performed sensor recovery, repair and updating aboard San Clemente Island, Calif., Nov. 1. This was a routine flight for the squadron, but crucial to the ground unit's mission aboard the island.
MCAS Miramar hosts Battle Color Detachment
MCAS Miramar hosts Battle Color Detachment
MCAS Miramar hosts Battle Color Detachment
MCAS Miramar News
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Secretary of Defense visits service members aboard MCAS Miramar February 4, 2016 — The Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter visited Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Feb. 3. MORE
No place like home: Marines celebrate the holiday with San Diego families January 8, 2016 — Employees at the Great Escape, a lounge space for enlisted service members E-5 and below, hosted “Home for the Holidays” aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 24 and 25. MORE
Brace for impact: Aviation Water Survival Training Center prepares pilots for worst-case scenarios December 8, 2015 — Instructors circle the pool keeping a close eye on the students in the water. MORE
Flying Tigers prepare for Land, Sea Operations December 7, 2015 — Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361 “Flying Tigers” conducted section Confined Area Landings (section CALs) aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, and Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLPs) drills aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 2. MORE
Tree giveaway spreads holiday cheer through MCAS Miramar December 4, 2015 — Marine Corps Community Services hosted a Trees for Troops event aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Dec. 2. MORE
Don’t try this at home: Miramar Fire Department sets turkey ablaze November 25, 2015 — While the holidays are thought of as a time to enjoy with family and friends, this season also brings with it a set of particular safety hazards not seen the rest of the year. MORE
Military personnel from MCAS Miramar aid homeless November 25, 2015 — Service members, family and friends from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, volunteered with the San Diego Dream Center during the Adopt-A-Block program in San Diego, Nov. 21. MORE

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