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Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261
VMM-261 Unit Logo
Marine Aircraft Group 26
MCAS New River, NC


Provide assault support of combat troops, supplies and equipment during amphibious operations and subsequent operations ashore. Routinely, VMM squadrons provide the foundation for an aviation combat element (ACE) of any level Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) mission that may include conventional assault support tasks and special operations.



Lieutenant Colonel Bryan G. Hole
VMM-261 Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Colonel Bryan "Ash" Hole attended Texas A&M University, earning a bachelor's degree in

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Major Benjamin M. Weiss
VMM-261 Executive Officer

Major Benjamin Weiss graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Sergeant Major Christopher K. Kluge
VMM-261 Command Senior Enlisted Leader

Sergeant Major Kluge enlisted into the Marine Corps in July 2002 and completed recruit training at

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Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261
PSC Box 21015
Jacksonville, NC 28545-1015

Commercial: (910) 449-6664
DSN: 752-6664


Voting Assistance Officer 
 Capt Reilly N. Sullivan

VMM-261 family hotline

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