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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
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The mission of 2nd MAW is to conduct air operations in support of the Marine Forces to include offensive air support, antiair warfare, assault support, aerial reconnaissance, electronic warfare, and control of aircraft and missiles.





"I'm not done yet" - Fiscal year 2024 STAP reenlistment opportunities

This video features a compilation of U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) in training and operational environments. This video speaks to...


Lance Cpl. Hasanein Alrushdawi: Iraq native proud to serve

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Hasanein Alrushdawi, a motor vehicle operator with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 273, speaks about his life and...


The AV-8B Harrier Maintainer: Highlighting the hard work of MAG-14 Marines

U.S. Marines with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 14 speak about their jobs as AV-8B Harrier maintainers at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North...


2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's 82nd Birthday

The 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) celebrates its 82nd birthday and celebrates 50 years of women in naval aviation. 2nd MAW is the aviation combat...


"Stay Marine" – a message to enlisted Marines

This video features a compilation of U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) in training and operational environments. This video ends with...


Mission Rehearsal Exercise 1-23

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 271 participate in an exercise at Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field Atlantic, Marine Corps...


"Ol' Reliable" Ace of Spades provide close-air support during Exercise Southern Strike 2023

U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 231 fly in AV-8B Harrier II jets at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana, April...


VMGR-252 supports the 16th Annual Emerald Warrior FTX

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Richard Webb, a KC-130J Hercules pilot with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252, talks about Emerald Warrior...


U.S. Marine from Chicago flies in jet as an incentive for reenlisting

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Daniel Sanchez, an aviation-operations specialist with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 542, flies in an AV-8B Harrier II...


2nd MAW ALIMS Specialist discusses why Marines should reenlist

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jacob Gilmore, an aviation-logistics information management systems specialist with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS)...



Featured Stories



Major General Scott F. Benedict
2D MAW Commanding General

Major General Benedict is currently serving as the Commanding General of Second Marine Aircraft

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Colonel Stephen J. Acosta
2D MAW Assistant Wing Commander

Stephen J. Acosta graduated from the United States Naval Academy in May of 1995 with a Bachelor of

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Sergeant Major Rodney E. Nevinger
2D MAW Command Senior Enlisted Leader

Sergeant Major Nevinger enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on April 4, 1998 from Killeen,

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CMDCM(FMF/SW/AW/IW) Augustine C. Cooper
2D MAW Command Master Chief

Master Chief Cooper is a native of Oklahoma.  He enlisted in the United States Navy in August 1992.

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