Marine Air Support Squadron 1

 

Marine Air Support Squadron 1

2nd MAW • MACG-28 • MASS-1 • MCAS CHERRY POINT
 MASS-1 History
 

MARINE AIR SUPPORT SQUADRON 1 HISTORY

1943 – 1965

ACTIVATED 1 JULY 1943 AT CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA, AS HEADQUARTERS AND SERVICE SQUADRON,
 1ST MARINE AIR WARNING GROUP AND ASSIGNED TO 3D MARINE AIRCRAFT WING

REASSIGNED DURING APRIL 1944 TO 9TH MARINE AIRCRAFT WING

REASSIGNED DURING MARCH 1946 TO 2D MARINE AIRCRAFT WING

REDESIGNATED 1 AUGUST 1946 AS HEADQUARTERS SQUADRON, MARINE AIR CONTROL GROUP 1

REDESIGNATED 1 JULY 1947 AS MARINE TACTICAL AIR CONTROL SQUADRON 1

REDESIGNATED 15 FEBRUARY 1954 AS MARINE AIR SUPPORT SQUADRON 1

REASSIGNED DURING JANUARY 1956 TO MARINE WING HEADQUARTERS GROUP 2

PARTICIPATED IN THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1962

1966 – 2013

REASSIGNED DURING JULY 1967 TO MARINE AIR CONTROL GROUP 28

PARTICIPATED IN COUNTERNARCOTICS OPERATIONS, U.S. ATLANTIC COMMAND AREA,
 AUGUST-OCTOBER 1990

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION DESERT STORM, SOUTHWEWST ASIA, JANUARY-APRIL 1991

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATIONS SUPPORT DEMOCRACY AND UPHOLD DEMOCRACY,
 HAITI, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1993 AND JULY-OCTOBER 1994

DEPLOYED DURING FEBRUARY 2003 TO KUWAIT IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, MARCH-JUNE 2003, JANUARY 2005 – FEBRUARY 2006,
 FEBRUARY 2007 – JANUARY 2008 AND FEBRUARY 2009 – JANUARY 2010

ELEMENT PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, IRAQ, JANUARY-JULY 2004

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN,
 APRIL 2004 AND MARCH 2008

PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AFGHANISTAN, APRIL 2009 – APRIL 2010

ELEMENTS PARTICIPATED IN OPERATION UNIFIED RESPONSE, HAITI, JANUARY 2010

2013-PRESENT

ACTIVELY SUPPORTED OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM THRU DEPLOYED ELEMENTS, MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNITS AND INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTS

 

 Contact Us

Marine Air Support Squadron 1
PSC Box 8072 
Cherry Point NC 28533-0072

MASS-1 Staff Duty Officer:
Commercial: (252) 466-4113
DSN: 582-4113

MASS-1 Sponsorship Coordinator:
(252) 466-2591 / 2618 / 7575

MASS-1 Unit Voting Officers:
1stLt Jarrott Apicella
(252) 466-8550
1stLt Adam Taylor
(252) 466-2819