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Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron

A Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron, abbreviated as H&HS or HQHQSQDN, is the headquarters entity for a United States Marine Corps aviation facility.


A H&HS usually consists of the headquarters group (the station commanding general or officer), the squadron headquarters (commanding officer and his staff), public affairs and journalism, facilities planning & maintenance, a motor pool, air traffic control, meteorology, fuels, ordnance, other aviation support, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting, a Provost Marshal, the Station Judge Advocate's Office, some sort of United States Navy medical facility, and Marine Corps Community Service, which usually hosts things like a post exchange, a commissary, gas stations, barber shops, library, movie theater, family services, Single Marine Program, and the like.

List of H&HSs

Insignia Station Location
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Havelock, North Carolina
Marine Corps Air Station New River
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Beaufort, South Carolina
Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico
Triangle, Virginia
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
San Diego, California
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Yuma, Arizona
Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton
Oceanside, California
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
Iwakuni, Japan
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan

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