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Marines


Fourth Marine Aircraft Wing
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Marine Corps Forces Reserve
2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA. 70114


2000 Opelousas Avenue
New Orleans, La. 70114

 

Commanding General  -  4th Marine Aircraft WingCOMMANDING GENERAL

Major General 
John F. Kelliher III


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Assistant Division Commander  -  4th Marine Aircraft WingASSISTANT WING COMMANDER

Colonel
Josh Izenour

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Chief of Staff  -  4th Marine Aircraft Wingchief of staff

Colonel
Eric G. Burns


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Command Senior Enlisted Leader  -  4th Marine Aircraft WingCOMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER

Sergeant Major
Daniel N. Heider


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Command Master Chief  -  4th Marine Aircraft WingCOMMAND MASTER CHIEF

Master Chief Petty Officer
Ebnezer K. Atekwana

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4th Marine Aircraft Wing
Mission Statement


The mission of the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing (4th MAW) is to augment, reinforce, and sustain the Active Component with an operational aircraft wing under a Total Force construct.

4th MAW functions as a fully operational Marine Aircraft Wing integrating three core capabilities in support of the Marine Corps' Total Force: aircraft operations, aviation ground support and aviation command and control. Within all of its groups, 4th MAW deployed units, detachments and individual augments across the range of military operations in support of Overseas Contingency Operations, the Unit Deployment Program, Combatant Commanders' Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) missions, and other joint and service-level operations and training exercises.

Despite the heavy demands on its units over years of conflict, 4th MAW continued to source all requirements in a predictable and sustainable fashion with proficient and combat-ready units while further enhancing enduring and habitual relationships with the Active Component. This was the result of integrated command and staff actions across lines of operation as developed and defined by our Active Component (AC) warfighting commanders.

For the last two decades, 4th MAW served as a Strategic and Total Force Reserve, deploying forces overseas in support of both emerging and planned rotational requirements. As a strategic reserve, 4th MAW works in close coordination with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve and HQMC Aviation in developing a Reserve aviation integration plan that will support Marine aviation long into the future.

Operationally, to provide support for the current fight, 4th MAW stands ready for real-world emergent and preplanned requirements. In order to do so, HQMC Aviation Plans and Policies, Marine Forces Reserve, Marine Forces Command, and 4th MAW routinely review applicable policies and authorities to determine how 4th MAW capabilities can be most effectively employed to support the Combatant Commanders' operational requirements. As an integral part of the Marine Corps' Force Generation Process, 4th MAW works closely with the Active Component in ensuring a systematic, service-wide approach to selecting, resourcing, and preparing units for deployment. 4th MAW's process consists of pre-deployment scheduling, training plan development, training plan execution, assessments, reporting, trend reversal, and certification. By doing so, 4th MAW is ready and able to fully integrate with Active Component aviation forces engaged in combat operations.


news  /  PHOTOS  /  VIDEOS
U. S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron-473, Marine Aircraft Group-41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, work in partnership with soldiers from the Army Reserve 412th Theater Engineer Command to construct a building at Camp Kamassa in Crystal...
U.S. Marines with Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 234, Marine Aircraft Group 41, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve begin...
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John Kelliher, commanding general, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, shakes hands with Sgt. Maj. Lynnette Marr-Gaye, outgoing sergeant major of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, during her retirement ceremony at...
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jairo Echeverry, an aviation ordnance technician management assistant with Headquarters, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, receives a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal at Marine Corps Support Facility New Orleans, Oct....
4th Marine Aircraft Wing celebrates its 80th Anniversary Aug. 22, 2022. The mission of the 4th MAW is to augment, reinforce, and sustain the Active Component with an operational aircraft wing under a Total Force construct. (U.S. Marine Corps Video...
Lt.Col. Christopher Baker and Maj. Robert Lundgren, with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112(VMFA-112) successfully located a downed aircraft that led emergency response personnel to provide medical assistance to the injured.
U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Communication Squadron (MWCS) 48, Marine Air Control Group (MACG) 48 and Marine Air Support Squadron (MASS) 6, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, establish radio communication during Northern Lightning 23 at Fort McCoy,...
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John Kelliher III, incoming commanding general of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, gives remarks during a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 15, 2023. The ceremony...
U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. Leonard Anderson IV receives the colors of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing from Sgt. Maj. Lynnette Marr-Gaye during a change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 15, 2023. The...
The Marine Corps’ first C-40A aircraft, assigned to Marine Transport Squadron (VMR) 1, Marine Air Group 41, 4th Marine Air Wing, Marine Forces Reserve, lands at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth Texas, May 19, 2023. VMR 1 will use...
Ordnance Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 (VMFA-112) and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 41 (MALS-41) hot load a Mark 82 General Purpose bomb onto an F/A-18C Hornet aircraft at San Clemente Island Naval Auxiliary Landing Field,...

 



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