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

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.

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