Marine Wing Support Squadron 272
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Marine Aircraft Group 26
MCAS New River, NC


Provide aviation ground support to enable a composite Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) and supporting or attached elements of the Marine Air Control Group (MACG) to conduct expeditionary operations.



Lieutenant Colonel Ashley E. Lish
MWSS-272 Commanding Officer

Ashley E. Lish went to Parris Island SC in August of 1994 and graduated a Private First Class in November 1994.  Private First Class Lish reported to Marine Combat Training in November 1994 and graduated in December 1994.  Private First Class Lish reported to Millington TN for “A” School as an Avionics Technician.  Upon graduation, Lance Corporal

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Major Matthew J. McLane
MWSS-272 Executive Officer

Major Matthew McLane graduated from the University of Illinois and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 2004 through the NROTC commissioning program.  Upon completion of The Basic School in November 2004, Second Lieutenant McLane reported to flight training at NAS Pensacola.  He was designated a Naval Aviator in January 2007. After receiving his

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Sergeant Major Jay D. Heitink
MWSS-272 Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major Heitink was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1977.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps in April 1997 and attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA.  Upon completion of recruit training and Marine Combat Training (MCT), he was assigned to the Marine Corps Communication Electronics School (MCCES) at 29 Palms, CA

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 272
PSC Box 21012
Jacksonville, NC 28545-1012

Commercial: (910) 449-6732
DSN: 752-6732


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