Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261
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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 J. Travis Stephenson
VMM-261 Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Colonel Stephenson is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute where he earned a

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Major Terry A. Carter Jr
VMM-261 Executive Officer

Major Terry A. Carter Jr was born on 26 Nov 1984 in Danville, VA and is a graduate of the University

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Sergeant Major Joshua C. Wruble
VMM-261 Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major Wruble enlisted in the Marine Corps on 23 August 1994. Upon completion of recruit and

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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


Lauren Bell

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