Sergeat Major Frank O. Robinson
Command board photo for Sgt. Maj. Frank. O. Robinson.
Sergeat Major Jonathan M. Wyble
Command board photo for Sgt. Maj. Jonathan M. Wyble.
MCAS Beaufort Change of Command
Col. Thimothy P. Miller relinquishes command to Col. Karl R. Arbogast at the station parade field, June 18. Col. Arbogast is the new commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. During the ceremony, Col. Miller was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal for his outstanding leadership and dedication to duty while in command of MCAS Beaufort.
MCAS Beaufort Change of Command
Col. Thimothy P. Miller relinquishes command to Col. Karl R. Arbogast at the station parade field, June 18. Col. Arbogast is the new commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. During the ceremony, Col. Miller was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal for his outstanding leadership and dedication to duty while in command of MCAS Beaufort.
MAG 31 CO's F-35B Flight
Col. Matthew H. Phares, Marine Aircraft Group 31 commanding officer, conducts pre-flight checks of an F-35B prior to take-off, June 3. As the CO of MAG-31, he must be qualified on the F/A-18 Hornet and the F-35B Lightning II. This is one of Phares' last flights before retiring from the Marine Corps after more than 26 years of honorable and faithful service. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Brittney Vella)
MCAS Beaufort Commanding Officer
In June 2020, Colonel Karl R. Arbogast assumed command of Marine Corp Air Station Beaufort. He has accumulated over 3000 flight hours in Naval aircraft. His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with three Gold Stars, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Gold Star and Combat Distinguishing Device, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and the Combat Action Ribbon.
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Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn, the commanding general of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island/Eastern Recruiting Region, smiles at his family during his promotion ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort on May 5. Glynn was promoted to the rank of major general by Lt. Gen. Brian D. Beaudreault, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force, while visiting MCAS Beaufort. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
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Two F/A-18 Hornets assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 (VMFA-251), Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, are positioned outside during a deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251 on April 23. In the future, the Thunderbolts will transition to the F-35C and relocate aboard MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
MCAS Beaufort Leaders

Colonel Karl R. Arbogast
MCAS Beaufort Commanding Officer
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Lt. Col. James H. Banton, Jr.
MCAS Beaufort Executive Officer
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Sergeant Major Jonathan M. Wyble
MCAS Beaufort Sergeant Major
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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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