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Marine Wing Support Squadron 271
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Marine Air Control Group 28
MCAS Cherry Point, NC


Conduct task-organized aviation ground support (AGS) for a Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) or other designated aviation forces by establishing and supporting contingency airfields through forward aviation combat engineering, flight line operations, forward arming and refueling points, airfield damage repair, and aircraft salvage and recovery in order to enable expeditionary aviation operations.


Lieutenant Colonel Justin D. Hunter
MWSS-271 Commanding Officer

Justin Hunter enlisted in the Marine Corps and attended recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit

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Major Samuel L. Batchelder
MWSS-271 Executive Officer

Major Samuel Batchelder commissioned in the Marine Corps in May of 2012 from the University of

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Sergeant Major Kevin P. Cain
MWSS-271 Command Senior Enlisted Leader

Sergeant Major Cain is a native of Oklahoma. He enlisted into the Marine Corps in the fall of 2001.

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 271
Postal Service Center Box 8078
Cherry Point, NC 28533

Commercial: (252) 466-3183
DSN: 582-3183


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readiness coordinators

DRC: Brittany Castro
(252) 466-3560

URC:  SSgt Paisley
Office: (252) 466-6899

Marine Air Control Group 28