Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 (MWSS-473)

"Support From the Ground"
Air Wings: 4th Marine Aircraft Wing

Unit Information

MWSS-473 is a reserve aviation ground support unit of the United States Marine Corps. It's mission is to provide all essential Aviation Ground Support requirements to a designated fixed-wing and rotor-wing components of an Aviation Combat Element (ACE) and all supporting or attached elements of the Marine Air Control Group.

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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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Linda Ragland; Email:

858 577-1726

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Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 (MWSS-473) Mailing Addresses

			 Sites for MWSS-473

Marine Parents Facebook Group:

Marine Parents Fleet Information Page

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Other Helpful Web Sites

(these may or may not be official USMC web sites)

Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 (MWSS-473) 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-473 mail:

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Information on MWSS-473 last updated 10/2/2018 11:10:53 AM GMT.

Attention Unit DRC and/or Senior Command Elements of the MWSS-473:
To request changes to the MWSS-473 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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