77th 1st MAW birthday
Gunnery Sgt. Matthew Stephens stands in a school circle at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, July 6, 2018. Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1 conducted a formation to celebrate the 77th birthday of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. 1st MAW was originally founded July 7, 1941. 1st MAW serves as the aviation combat element of the III Marine Expeditionary Force. Stephens, a Danville, Virginia native, is the family readiness officer for MWHS-1, 1st MAW.