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1st MP Battalion


CO LtCol Twyman R. Hill lJan68-28Feb68 LtCol Bruce G. Brown 29Feb-l 1Oct68 Maj John E. Decoursey 12Oct-20Oct68 LtCol James D. Bailey 21Oct-31Dec68 3d MP Battalion


CO LtCol Joseph J. N. Gambardella lJan-28Sep68 Maj Donald E. Milone 29Sep-21Oct68 LtCol Willard E. Cheatham 22Oct-31 Dec68 5th Comrnunication Battalion


CO LtCol Donald L. Lindemuth lJan-9Jul68 Maj Lee R. Johnson 10Jul-31Aug68 LtCol Jack D. Hines lSep-31Dec68 7th Motor Transport Battalion


CO LtCol Lance D. Thomas lJan-29Aug68 Maj Lee R. Johnson 30Aug-31Dec68 1st Marine Aircraft Wing


CG MajGen Norman Anderson lJan-21Jun68 MajGen Charles J. Quilter 22Jun-31Dec68


AWC BGen Robert P. Keller lJan-22Apr68 BGen Homer S. Hill 23Apr68-31Dec68 BGen Henry W. Hise l lFeb68-31Dec68*


C/S Col Frank C. Thomas lJan-7Sep68 Col Virgil D. Olson 8Sep-31Dec68


G-l Col Robert Baird lJan-12Sep68 Col Edward A. Parnell 13Sep-31Dec68


G-2 Col Robert D. Limberg lJan-25Feb68 LtCol Edward H. P. Lynk 26Feb-3Jul68 Col John R. Gill 4Jul-26Sep68 LtCol Hugh R. Bumpas, Jr. 27Sep-31Dec68


G-3 Col Joel E. Bonnet, Jr. lJan-9Jun68 Col Edwin H. Finlayson 10Jun-31Dec68


G-^ Col Charles B. Armstrong, Jr. !Jan-9Mar68 Col Eugene V. Goldston 10Mar-25Mar68 Col Edward N. LeFaivre 26Mar-13Aug68 Col Steve Furimsky, Jr. 14Aug-31Dec68


*With the assignment of BGen Hise, the 1st MAW was authorized two assistant wing commanders.


Marine Wing Headquarters Group l (MWHG-1) CO Col Tolbert T. Gentry lJan-8Oct68 Col Thomas H. Nichols, Jr. 9Oct-31Dec68


Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron l (H&HS-l) CO LtCol Albert W. Keller lJan-13Jun68 Maj Lawrence Furstenberg 14Jun-7Oct68 LtCol Prentice A. Lindsay 8Oct-31Dec68


Marine Wing Communication Squadron l (MWCS-1) CO Maj David H. Tinius lJan-10Apr68 Maj Robin W. Cobble HApr-6Oct68 Maj Don J. Ogden 7Oct-31Dec68


Marine Wing Facilities Squadron l (MWFS-1) CO LtCol Edward A. Laning lJan-23Apr68 Maj Harry E. Taylor 24Apr-12Jun68 Maj Richard C. Hoffman 13Jul-3 lJul68 Maj Winston O. Goller lAug-5Dec68 Maj Esta D. Grissom 6-31 Dec68


Marine Wing Support Group 17 (MWSG-17) CO Col John E. Hansen !Jan-23Feb68 Col Robert D. Limberg . 24Feb-15Jul68 Col William Farrell l6Jul-5Sep68 Col Richard S. Rash 9Sep-31Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 17 (H&MS-17) CO LtCol Eugene V. Goldston lJan-18Jan68 Maj Frank E. Graham 19Jan-14Feb68 LtCol Grover C. Doster, Jr. 15Feb-2Aug68 LtCol Edward S. John 3Aug-3 lDec68


Wing Equipment and Repair Squadron 17 (WERS-17) CO LtCol John R. Hansford lJan-31Mar68 Maj William T. Lunsford lApr-5Aug68 Maj Duane R. Van Note 6Aug-8Sep68 Maj Stanley M. Williams 9Sep-31Dec68 Marine Air Control Group 18 (MACG-18)


CO Col Lyie V. Tope lJan-22May68 LtCol James W. Dillon 23May-2Aug68 Col Edward S. Fris 3Aug-31 Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 18 (H&MS-18) CO LtCol Paul B. Montague lJan-13Jan68 Maj Laurence A. Taylor l4Jan-17Jan68 LtCol Thomas W. Riggs 18Jan-6Oct68 LtCol John R. Dopier 7Oct-31 Dec68 Marine Air Suport Squadron 2 (MASS-2)


CO LtCol John M. Johnson, Jr. lJan-3Jun68 LtCol Gale Harlan 4Jun-29Jul68 Maj Edward J. Dahy III 30Jul-3 lDec68 Marine Air Support Squadron 3 (MASS-3)


CO LtCol Hugh R. Bumpas, Jr. lJan-27Feb68 LtCol Johnny O. Gregerson 28Feb-llSep68 Maj William J. Sullivan 12Sep-3 lDec68 Marine Air Control Squadron 4 (MACS^i)


CO LtCol William A. Cohn lJan-25Apr68 LtCol David S. Twining 26Apr-14Sep68 LtCol Thomas M. Kauffman 15Sep-3 lDec68


1st Light Antiaircraft Missile Battalion (1st LAAM Bn) CO LtCol Marshall J. Treado lJan-13Aug68 Maj Norman P. Fitzgerald, Jr. l4Aug-l 1Oct68 LtCol John W. Drury 12Oct-3 lDec68 2d Light Antiaircraft Missile Battalion (2d LAAM Bn)* CO LtCol Stanley A. Herman lJan68-7Feb68


LtCol Donald E. Gunther 8Feb-12Oct68 *The 2d LAAM Bn departed Vietnam/or ConUS, 12Oct68. Marine Aircraft Group 11 (MAG-11)


CO Col Leroy T. Frey lJan68-7Jun68 Col Robert D. Slay 8Jun-31Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 11 (H&MS-11) CO LtCol Anthony L. Blair lJan-8May68 LtCol Carl R. Lundquist 9May-l4Oct68 LtCol Robert M. Stowers 15Oct-3 lDec68



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