Our Squadron is for all Marines who are or were part of Marine Air Command and Control. The name honors a small team of Marines who created an all weather bombing system in 1949 at Point Magu, California that evolved to become the Air Support Radar Team (ASRT). The equipment was sent to the Korean War as part of the 1st MAW, 1st MTACS. The radio call sign was Devastate Charlie. We are part of the Marine Corps Aviation Association. Click on the MCAA logo below for more information or to join. If you want to post stories or photos send them to craighullinger@gmail.com Semper Fi

Sunday, April 29, 2012


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Checking wires and screens, Cpl. Mark C. Gonzales, a data network specialist with Marine Air Control Squadron 2, has anything but a boring job. With each new call that comes in comes a new challenge, a new solution and a new learning experience.

Gonzales explained that the best and worst part of his job comes in one simple package called troubleshooting.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Unstaffed Naval Boats

NEW ORLEANS — Technology that sent unmanned aircraft over Iraq and Afghanistan soon could be steering unstaffed naval boats for such dangerous tasks as minesweeping, submarine detection, intelligence gathering and approaching hostile vessels.

Defense contractor Textron Inc. demonstrated what it calls its Common Unmanned Surface Vessel technology Thursday at its Textron Marine & Land Systems shipyard in New Orleans.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Harvest Hawk Gives Marines Peace of Mind

Marine Corps News|
by Cpl. Isaac Lamberth

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — A modified KC-130J flies over Afghanistan ready to unleash a tremendous amount of firepower for the Marines it supports.

Equipped to fire Hellfire and Griffin missiles, the aircraft known as the Harvest Hawk, provides close-air-support (CAS) for Marines conducting ground operations.