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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.





U.S. Marines with VMFA-542 and VMGR-252 conduct distributed aviation operations in Sweden during Exercise Nordic Response 24

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 252, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), refuel F-35B Lightning II jets with Marine...


“It is one thing to survive in the cold. It is another thing to be able to fight…” Sgt. Gavin Roblez speaks on reenlistment and cold-weather training during Exercise Nordic Response 24

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Gavin Roblez, a Texas native and an expeditionary airfield technician with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 273, speaks...


"I challenge you to strive..." Cpl. Christopher Hernandez talks about his job and being selected for the Commandant's Retention Program

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Christopher Hernandez, a combat videographer with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), speaks about his job, reenlistment plans...


VMFA(AW)-224 participates in Exercise Freezing Winds 23

U.S. Marines with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW)) 224 participate in Exercise Freezing Winds 23 at Tampere-Pirkkala Air Base,...


"When I raise my right hand…" Cpl. Jeremy Djangmah speaks about his upbringing and reason he joined the Marine Corps

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeremy T. Djangmah, an avionics technician with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261 (REIN), speaks about his upbringing...


"Reap your rewards" - fiscal year 2025 Enlisted Retention Campaign

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


U.S. Marines, Sailors, and Forest Service personnel prepare and recover a downed U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk

U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 and 2nd Distribution Support Battalion (DSB), U.S. Navy Sailors with Naval Mobile...


U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 271 highlight the combat engineer military occupational field

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 271 showcase the versatility of the combat engineer military occupational field during Field...


Distributed Aviation Operations

This U.S. Marine Corps video was created in Adobe After Effects to explain the Distributed Aviation Operations warfighting concept for the 2nd Marine...


VMFA-542 "Tigers" Expand Operational Scope

U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 542 participate in the Naval Weapons System Evaluation Program (NWSEP) at Tyndall Air Force...



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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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