Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172)"Firebirds"
Air Wings: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing
The Squadron's primary mission is to provide all essential Aviation Ground Support requirements to a designated rotary-wing component of a Marine Aviation Combat Element. Additionally, an implied mission is to supplement airbase facilities and services at a collocated Marine Corps Air Station, which is performed aboard MCAS Futenma.
MCAS Futenma, Okinawa
OFFICIAL UNIT WEB SITE:
Family Readiness Information
The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the FRO (Family Readiness Officer) and Unit Hotline. The FRO will work with FR Assistants, FR Advisors and FR Volunteers along with the senior command members to make up the new Family Readiness Command Team.
FAMILY READINESS PAGE:
FAMILY READINESS OFFICER (FRO):
Sabrina Herring; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FRO PHONE NUMBER:
DSN: 645-3218; Cell: 080-1531-8799; International: 011-81-98-970-3218
Unit Hotline Number:
Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172) Mailing Addresses
Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 Marine Wing Support Group 17 UNIT 37206 FPO AP 96603
MarineParents.com Facebook Groups
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OPSEC and Deployment
MarineParents.com Sites for MWSS-172
OpSEC Compliant Private Social Network MFN
(Marine Family Network)
Other Social Network:
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EGA Shop for Unit Shirts:
EGA Shop Unit Store
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Other Helpful Web Sites(these may or may not be official USMC web sites)
- MAG-36 Unit page: http://www.marineparents.com/units/Print.asp?ID=312
- Okinawa Marine: http://www.mcipac.marines.mil/PublicAffairs/OkinawaMarine.aspx
- MCAS Futenma : http://www.mcasfutenma.marines.mil/
Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172) Postal Facility
If you need assistance finding a mailing address for a Marine, please contact the postal facility of the last known state-side duty station. The postal facility will not give out mailing addresses to non-family members. Family members need to be prepared to provide identifying information for their Marine. The following is contact information for the postal facility that handles MWSS-172 mail:
Postal Facility Location
Main post office for Camp Butler, Japan
Postal Phone Number(s)
Information on MWSS-172 last updated 6/17/2013 9:59:55 PM GMT.
Attention Unit FRO and/or Senior Command Elements of the MWSS-172:
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