U.S. Marines of headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (HHS), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miaramar participate in a warrior run competetion to detrermine wich section has the fastest team aboard MCAS Miramar 23 Aug., 2016. The participants ran 3.5 miles with 25lbs of weight in their packs adittionally carrying one water jug and two ammo cans. Lt. Col. Micheal A. Spears Commanding officer, HHS, MCAS Miramar and the HHS Sgt. Maj., Sgt. Maj. Kenneth F. Wiss were in attendance. (U.S. Marine Corps imagery shot by LCpl. Victor Mincy.
Taken: 08.23.2016 | Video by Lance Cpl. Victor Mincy
Sgt. Cornelius Greer, a military working dog handler with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar’s Provost Marshal’s Office and a Dallas native, hides narcotics in the training area during narcotics detection training aboard MCAS Miramar, Calif., Oct. 19. PMO trains their dogs to detect a variety of narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamines.
Taken: 10.19.2015 | Photo by Lance Cpl. Kimberlyn Adams
Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing suspended nearly all air field operations for a 24-hour period, enabling Marines to conduct a one-day “reset” aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Aug. 9. Over a series of months, the Marine Corps’ aviation community experienced several mishaps related to aviation and aviation ground operations. While the cause of each mishap differed, the mishaps revealed a potential to refine and improve current practices. According to Maj. Gen. Mark Wise, 3rd MAW commanding general, the one-day reset gave 3rd MAW Marines the opportunity to develop plans and improve their section’s operational readiness. “I just want everyone to focus on how they’re doing business and how they...
08.09.2016 | MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, US | Story by Sgt. Lillian Stephens