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MISSION

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.

 

 

 

 LATEST VIDEOS

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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing - What We Do

Video production of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) detailing its capability to support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force at Marine Corps Air Station...

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Caraibes 22: U.S. Marines operate in the Caribbean Sea

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 participating in the French-Caribbean exercise Caraibes 22 across the Caribbean Sea,...

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U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey Squadron Supports Marine Special Forces (Production)

U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 and Marine Forces Special Operations Command conduct night operations with an MV-22B...

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CH-53K achieves Initial Operational Capability

Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 received their fourth CH-53K King Stallion helicopter as part of the Marine Corps' declaration of initial...

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VMFAT-501 Deploys to Mountain Home Air Force Base

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Matthew Sisneros, an instructor pilot with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 501, discusses VMFAT-501's...

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Happy 80th Anniversary 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

Video production of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's 80th Anniversary featuring the Commanding General of 2nd MAW, Maj. Gen. Michael Cederholm, and the 2nd...

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2nd MAW Marines Arm and Refuel F-35s

U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing use a forward arming and refueling point to refuel two F-35B Lightning II fighter jets at Marine Corps...

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VMM-266 Marines train in the Rocky Mountains

Video production of U.S. Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 training at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 3-15, 2021....

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F-35B Aerial Refueling during Carolina Thunder

Two F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 502, conduct aerial refueling during exercise...

 

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LEADERS

Major General Scott F. Benedict
2D MAW Commanding General

Major General Benedict last served as the Director, Strategy, Plans and Policy (J-5) U.S. Central

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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 Joy M. Kitashima
2D MAW Sergeant Major

Originally from Bloomington, Indiana, Sergeant Major Kitashima enlisted in the Marine Corps in May

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CMDCM(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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