Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172)

Air Wings: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Unit Information

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

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Family Readiness Information

The primary source of unit/battalion information for spouses AND parents is the Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Hotline. The DRC 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.

Note: The DRC was formerly known as FRO and in some instances, the USMC Family Readiness Page has not been updated to reflect DRC rather than FRO.

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DSN: 645-3218; Cell: 080-1531-8799; International: 011-81-98-970-3218

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 (MWSS-172) Mailing Addresses

Marine Wing Support Squadron 172
Marine Wing Support Group 17
UNIT 37206
FPO AP 96603

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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 9/28/2018 2:55:04 PM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the MWSS-172:
To request changes to the MWSS-172 Unit Information Page™, please contact the Marine Parents office at 573-449-2003 or via email Office staff will make the changes immediately.

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