Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

 

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

"The Noise You Hear, is the Sound of FREEDOM."
Fightertown’s Fire Chief MCICOM civilian of the year
Fire Chief Darran Vaughn’s firefighting gear sits on the front of Ladder 88 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort April 16. Vaughn has been firefighting since he was 16 years old, both as a volunteer firefighter, a Marine, and as a paid firefighter. Vaughn is slated to retire from MCAS Beaufort within the next 2 years.
Fightertown’s Fire Chief MCICOM civilian of the year
Fire Chief Darran Vaughn stands in front of Ladder 88 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 5. Vaughn won the Marine Corps Installations Command Civilian of the Year award for GS-13 and below.
Fightertown’s Fire Chief MCICOM civilian of the year
Fire Chief Darran Vaughn returns his firefighting gear to his truck aboard MCAS Beaufort, April 5. Within the next two years Vaughn is slated to retire after 23 years of service to MCAS Beaufort and nearly 39 total years of firefighting.
Fightertown’s Fire Chief MCICOM civilian of the year
Fire Chief Darran Vaughn has breakfast at Hangar One with his firefighters and emergency services personnel aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 5. For the firefighters on this shift they have family breakfast and family dinner on Fridays to foster camaraderie.
Fightertown’s Fire Chief MCICOM civilian of the year
Fire Chief Darran Vaughn gives directions during a training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, December 6, 2017. Vaughn has been the fire chief of MCAS Beaufort Fire and Emergency Services since 2016.
Beaufort hosts 23rd annual KidFest
Tamika Curtis paints a child's face during KidFest in Beaufort, April 6. Curtis is a program assistant with Marine Corps Community Services South Carolina.
Beaufort hosts 23rd annual KidFest
A Beaufort Fire Department member helps a child with a fire extinguisher drill at KidFest in Beaufort, April 6. KidFest is held to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month while also celebrating the Month of the Military Child with the local community.
VMFA(AW)-224 Post and Relief ceremony
Lt. Col. David Mills speaks during Sgt. Maj. Michael Lambert's retirement aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 12. Lambert retired after 23 years of service to the Marine Corps.
VMFA(AW)-224 Post and Relief ceremony
Sgt. Maj. Michael Lambert addresses the crowd during relief and appointment aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 12. After the ceremony, Lambert retired after 23 years of service.
VMFA(AW)-224 Post and Relief ceremony
Sgt. Maj. Michael Lambert salutes the retiring officer during Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224's relief and appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 12. During the ceremony, Lambert was relieved of his duties as sergeant major of VMFA(AW)-224 by Sgt. Maj. Jorge A. Guerrero.
VMFA(AW) 224 Post and Relief
Sgt. Maj. Michael Lambert and Sgt. Maj. Jorge A. Guerrero stand at attention during Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224's Relief and Appointment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, April 12. During the ceremony, Guerrero relieved Lambert of his duties as sergeant major of VMFA(AW)-224.
Roughnecks hold realignment ceremony
Lt. Col. Kate Murray and Capt. Kevin Buonomo handle the company guidon during Combat Logistics Company 23's realignment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, March 15. Buono is the Company Commander of CLC-23 and Murray is the Commanding Officer of 2nd Maintenance Battalion.
Roughnecks hold realignment ceremony
Marines stand in formation during Combat Logistic Company 23's realignment ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, March 15. During the ceremony, CLC-23 realigned from under the command of Combat Logistics Regiment 25 to 2nd Maintenance Battalion, both aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C.
MCAS Beaufort Leaders

Colonel Timothy P. Miller
MCAS Beaufort Commanding Officer
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Sergeant Major Derrick N. Mays
MCAS Beaufort Sergeant Major
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Lt. Col. James H. Banton, Jr.
MCAS Beaufort Executive Officer
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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.

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