Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

 

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

"The Noise You Hear, is the Sound of FREEDOM."
The structure of the new F-35B Lightning II hangar begins to appear aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The construction started with laying the foundation of the structure last year. Now the frame of the finished product has begun to take shape on the flight line.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan, left, is greeted by Col. Peter D. Buck upon his arrival at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Aug 19. Bogdan’s tour of the air station included stops at Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31. Bogdan is the Program Executive Officer for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office in Arlington, Va. Buck is the commanding officer of MCAS Beaufort.
Marines execute a ten mile hike aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Aug. 14. The Marines hiked in order to build dexterity and prepare for future exercises carrying heavy loads.. The Marines are with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, Marine Aircraft Group 31.
A funeral procession for Brig. Gen Frank A. Huey was held at the Chapel aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Aug. 11. A convoy of motorcycles and cars escorted Huey’s remains to Beaufort National Memorial Cemetery for a final funeral service. Huey was born on July 31, 1938 in Tasley, Va, and passed away on July 30, 2015 in Fingerville, S.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy/ Released)
A Marine stands at parade rest for the pilot and weapons system officer of an F/A-18D Hornet aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort July 30. The pilot is executing a systems check before he takes the jet to the skies. The Marines and aircraft are with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224, Marine Aircraft Group 31. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha K. Torres/released)
A simulated Landing Helicopter Dock is being constructed on the flight line aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. An LHD is a classification for amphibious assault ships which are capable of landing helicopters or vertical take-off jets like the F-35B Lightning II.
Lt. Col. Brian W. Foster, left and Lt. Col. Douglas A. Seich salute the colors during the pass and review portion of the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort July 16. The custom of troops passing in review began as a way for commanders to inspect their troops. Foster relinquished command to Seich after two years of leading H&HS.
A Marine with Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting secures a boat during a Facility Response Team course to increase proficiency in nautical spill response procedures aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 14-17. The skimmer, a boat equipped with an oil recovery system, helps filter oil contamination in the water and is one of many assets in the Air Station’s arsenal for protecting the waterways. The Marine is with Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting.
Staff Sgt. Vincent Huggan flips a tire for 100 yards during the Tactical Athlete Challenge aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort July 29. One male and one female from MCAS Beaufort will be selected as winners and advance to the next challenge. Huggan is a training chief with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31.
Marines repair a ceiling at a Beaufort children’s shelter July 22. Marines donated their time and energy to remodel the shelter, so that it may house more children. The Marines are with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, Marine Aircraft Group 31.
The first F-35B Lightning II assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 17, 2014. The aircraft was the first to join VMFAT-
501 at MCAS Beaufort since relocating from Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 commenced operations with the F-35 aboard Eglin AFB in May 2012.
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Construction underway on F-35B hangar
The structure of the new F-35B Lightning II hangar begins to appear aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. The construction started with laying the foundation of the structure last year. Now the frame of the finished product has begun to take shape on the flight line.
Mission
The Mission of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is to continue supporting establishment operations for 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, attached II MEF units, and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region in order to set the conditions for the enduring success of our supported commands and their missions.

Air Station Footage

The Jet Stream
  The Jet Stream
Aug. 28, 2015

VMA-112 visits MCAS Beaufort in support of EWGPLANT missions;

Safety class for hunters aboard MCAS Beaufort;

Sentry Savannah 2015 takes off again.

Air Station News
Sentry Savannah 2015 takes off once more

By Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy | August 26, 2015

Marines, airmen and national guardsmen are participating in Exercise Sentry Savannah 2015 hosted by the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center, Ga. Aug. 21 to Sept. 14. MORE
Safety class for hunters aboard MCAS Beaufort

By Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy | August 26, 2015

Hunting season officially opens aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Sept. 15 and Marines are ready to get back out into the field. However, anyone interested in participating must comply with the air stations rules and regulations to ensure everyone has a safe experience. MORE
Construction underway on F-35B hangar

By Lance Cpl. Jonah Lovy | August 20, 2015

Construction is underway on an F-35B Lightning II hangar aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. MORE
LEADERS
 


Colonel
Peter D. Buck
Commanding Officer
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Lieutenant Colonel
Sean D. Henrickson
Executive Officer
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Sergeant Major
KeCia A. Jordan
Command Sergeant Major
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