3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW)
Squadrons from the Third MAW in California deploy to the Pacific and Indian Ocean. The MCAS El Toro, California, provides support for Marine fixed wing squadrons. The MCAS(H) Santa Ana and the MCAS(H) Camp Pendleton provide support for helicopter squadrons for the First Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, CA. The MCAS Yuma, Arizona provides training support for both fixed wing and helicopter squadrons. Marine Corp Base/MCAS Twenty Nine Palms, California offers high desert environment for combined arms training. The First Marine Brigade at MCAS Kaneohe, Hawaii supports both helicopter and fixed wing squadrons for operational deployment throughout the Pacific and Indian Ocean.
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