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Colonel Maisie M. Wong
Commanding Officer
4th Civil Affairs Group

Colonel Maisie Wong is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she joined the Marine Corps and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant through the Officer Candidate Program in December of 1998. 

Colonel Wong’s active duty assignments included serving as the S-2 Officer, Security Manager, and Assistant Training Officer with Marine Air Support Squadron 2 (MASS-2) and Marine Air Control Group 18 (MACG-18) in Okinawa, Japan.  Colonel Wong also served in South Korea and the Philippines as a Direct Air Support Control Officer.  She then completed a tour of duty with Marine Air Control Group 28 (MACG-28) at Cherry Point, North Carolina as the Assistant Operations and Training Officer. 

In December 2002, she left active duty and immediately joined the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) Detachment at United States Southern Command and accepted active duty orders with the Reserve Liaison Office and later the J8, Programming and Budgeting Directorate as a Program Analyst from 2005 to 2008.  Subsequent reserve billets included serving as a Hometown Link for the Marine for Life Program under the Wounded Warrior Battalion located in Quantico, Virginia and as a Ground Operations Officer for the United States Southern Command J33 Directorate. 

In 2013, Colonel Wong joined 4th Civil Affairs Group (4th CAG) in Hialeah, Florida as the Executive Officer.  While at 4th CAG, she also obtained an additional military occupational specialty as a Civil Affairs Officer and Planner.  Colonel Wong led Civil Affairs teams to Honduras and Belize in support of U.S. Southern Command operations and exercises. 

Colonel Wong served as the Executive Officer until November 2016 when she deployed to the Middle East as part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) working as the CJ9 Deputy Chief, Civil Military Officer.  Colonel Wong returned stateside in the summer of 2017 and joined Marine Corps Forces, South as their Current Operations Officer.  Colonel Wong departed Marine Corps Forces, South in May 2019 to take command of Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4 (VMU-4), Marine Air Group 41 (MAG-41).  Colonel Wong relinquished command of VMU-4 in May 2021 and joined 4th Marine Logistics Group’s Service Component Operational Logistics Augmentation Cell (SCOLAC) where she currently serves as the Operations Officer.
Colonel Wong’s personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medals, Joint Service Commendation Medals, and the Joint Service Achievement Medal.  In her civilian capacity, Colonel Wong attended law school at the University of Miami and graduated Cum Laude with a Juris Doctorate in 2008.  Colonel Wong has worked for the Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, and the Miami-Dade County Public Defenders Officer before moving into private practice.  She is also a licensed Florida Realtor and a notary public.