Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28

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Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28
MTATCS-28 insignia.GIF
MTACS-28 Insignia
Active1 October 1947 – present
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnited States of America
BranchUnited States Marine Corps
RoleAviation command & control
Part ofMarine Air Control Group 28
2nd Marine Aircraft Wing
Garrison/HQMarine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Nickname(s)Olympians
Engagements'Operation Desert Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Commanders
Current
commander
LtCol. John D. Krysa

Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28 (MTACS-28) is a United States Marine Corps aviation command and control unit based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. They provide the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wings tactical headquarters and command other units within Marine Air Control Group 28.

Mission[edit]

Provide equipment, maintenance, and operations for the Tactical Air Command Center (TACC) of the Aviation Combat Element (ACE), as a component of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF). Equip, man, operate, and maintain the Current Operations Section of the TACC. Provide and maintain a facility for the TACC Future Operations Section; and install and maintain Associated Automated Systems.

History[edit]

Activated 1 October 1947 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina as Headquarters Squadron 2, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force. Elements participated in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, August 1990 – March 1991

Re-designated 1 May 1993 as Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic.

Detachments and Elements Participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Awards[edit]

Not Available at this time

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References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Marine Corps.