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Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28

Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28
MTACS-28 Insignia
Active 1 October 1947 – present
Country United States
Allegiance United States of America
Branch United States Marine Corps
Role Aviation command & control
Part of Marine Air Control Group 28
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
Garrison/HQ Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Nickname(s) Olympians
Engagements 'Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt. Col. Patrick S. Kirchner

Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28 (MTACS-28) is a United States Marine Corps aviation command and control unit based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. They provide the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wings tactical headquarters and command other units within Marine Air Control Group 28.

Contents

  • Mission 1
  • History 2
  • Awards 3
  • See also 4
  • Notes 5
  • References 6

Mission

Provide equipment, maintenance, and operations for the Tactical Air Command Center (TACC) of the Aviation Combat Element (ACE), as a component of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF). Equip, man, operate, and maintain the Current Operations Section of the TACC. Provide and maintain a facility for the TACC Future Operations Section; and install and maintain Associated Automated Systems.

History

Activated 1 October 1947 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina as Headquarters Squadron 2, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force. Elements participated in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, August 1990 – March 1991

Re-designated 1 May 1993 as Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic.

Detachments and Elements Participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Awards

Not Available at this time

See also

Notes

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Marine Corps.
  • MTACS-28's official website.
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