Marine Wing Support Squadron 471

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 471
MWSS-471 insignia.jpg
MWSS-471's insignia
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnited States of America
BranchUnited States Marine Corps
TypeAviation ground support battalion
Part ofMarine Aircraft Group 41
4th Marine Aircraft Wing
Garrison/HQMinneapolis, Minnesota
Motto(s)"Per Vomer Et Gladius"
"By means of plow (share) and sword"
EngagementsOperation Desert Storm
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom

Marine Wing Support Squadron 471 (MWSS-471) is a United States Marine Corps Reserve aviation ground support unit. Headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota with outlying detachments in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Det A) and Mount Clemens, Michigan (Det B Engineer Company). The squadron is under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 41 and the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.


Provide all essential Aviation Ground Support requirements to designated fixed-wing and rotary-wing components of an Aviation Combat Element (ACE), and all supporting or attached elements of the Marine Air Group.


Old squadron insignia

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