U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Persinger
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ryan Persinger

1st MAW Change of Command

1st Marine Aircraft Wing

Maj. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley salutes 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during a change of command ceremony honoring the incoming general, Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips and the outgoing commanding general, Maj. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley, at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, June 25, 2019. 1st MAW operates throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility, supporting numerous operations, exercises and humanitarian aid missions. The change of command ceremony represents the transfer of responsibility, authority and accountability from the outgoing commanding general to the incoming commanding general.

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