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Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort

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Command board photo for Sgt. Maj. Frank. O. Robinson.
Command board photo for Sgt. Maj. Jonathan M. Wyble.
Col. Thimothy P. Miller relinquishes command to Col. Karl R. Arbogast at the station parade field, June 18.
Col. Thimothy P. Miller relinquishes command to Col. Karl R. Arbogast at the station parade field, June 18.
Col. Matthew H. Phares, Marine Aircraft Group 31 commanding officer, conducts pre-flight checks of an F-35B prior to take-off, June 3.
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.
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.
VMFA-251 F18 staged on flightline
Col. Matthew H. Phares, the commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 31, reflects on the many accomplishments that VMFA-251 had while active during a deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251 at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., April 23, 2020. The squadron was active for nearly 80 years, supported various combat operations, and will be stood back up as an F-35C squadron aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Lt. Col. Roy J. Nicka, the commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, gives thanks to Marines and families during the deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251 at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., April 23, 2020. The squadron was active for nearly 80 years, supported various combat operations, and will be stood back up as an F-35C squadron aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Lt. Col. Roy J. Nicka, the commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, gives thanks to Marines and families during the deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251 at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., April 23, 2020. The squadron was active for nearly 80 years, supported various combat operations, and will be stood back up as an F-35C squadron aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
A Marine assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C. poses for a photo, April 23, 2020. The squadron was active for nearly 80 years, supported various combat operations, and will be stood back up as an F-35C squadron at MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., is positioned in their hangar during a deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251, April 23, 2020. In the future, the Thunderbolts will transition to the F-35C and relocate aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Deputy Chief Phil Higgins an instructor from P.L Vulcan Fire Training shows how to properly light and use a torch aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 25. P.L. Vulcan Fire Training is a team with combined over 40 years of experience in the fire and emergency services field who travel from Brooklyn, New York to teach different departments these lifesaving skills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Two firemen watch an instructor demonstrate a technique for fire training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Thursday, July 25. The firefighters from not just the air station but Burton Fire District along with many others conducted hands-on training during the Man vs. Machine course taught by P.L. Vulcan Fire Training Concepts. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
A firefighter from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Fire and Emergency Services cuts an iron plate using a burning rod of metal aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 25. This was taught to the first responders in order to combat full mechanical entrapment of a person. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
First Responders from multiple departments throughout South Carolina preform a lever technique on a downed aircraft aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 25. The lever technique is important for first responders because it doesn’t require many resources to accomplish, training as a team helps keep our interoperability between departments high. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
Col. Timothy Miller walks during the 64th annual Beaufort Water Festival Grand Parade in downtown Beaufort, July 20. Miller is the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
Members of the Parris Island Marine Corps Island Band perform during the opening ceremony of the Beaufort Water Festival, July 12. The Parris Island Marine Band's primary mission is to provide musical support for recruit graduations and other military ceremonies and events.
Members of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island color guard take part in the opening ceremony of the Beaufort Water Festival in downtown Beaufort, July 12.