2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd)

Second Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) is comprised of 11 squadrons and one Marine Aircraft Control Group.

Third Marine Aircraft Wing assumed command in March 2011, and is currently commanded by Brig. Gen. Glenn M. Walters.

Mission:

Second Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd) conducts aviation operations in support of Regional Command Southwest with a primary mission of commanding and controlling all Marine Corps aviation assets.

Current units deployed under 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward):

Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122
Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169
Elements of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 461
Elements of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264
Elements of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252
Elements of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152
Marine Unmanned Aerial Squadron 2
Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 40
Marine Aircraft Control Group 28
Marine Wing Support Squadron 373