MWSS-272 Untouchables Patch – Plastic Backing
A 4″ With Hook and Loop Squadron Patch of the MWSS-272 Untouchables.
- 4″ inches
- Plastic Backing
- US Veteran Owned Business
Made in USA
Marine Wing Support Squadron 272
Marine Wing Support Squadron 272 (MWSS 272) is an aviation ground support unit of the United States Marine Corps. They are based out of Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina. The squadron, nicknamed “The Untouchables,” falls under the command of Marine Wing Support Group 27 and the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing.
Provide all essential Aviation Ground Support (AGS) requirements to a designated rotary-wing component of an Aviation Combat Element (ACE) including all supporting or attached elements of the Marine Air Control Group.
When tasked with operating an airfield the squadron must conduct all aviation and ground refueling, aircraft recovery and firefighting, expeditionary airfield services, explosive ordnance disposal and weather services.
When tasked with supporting airfield functions the squadron provides essential engineer services; field messing facilities; internal airfield communications; individual and unit training; motor transport support; nuclear, chemical and biological defense; routine and emergency sick call and aviation medicine; security and law enforcement; and an Airbase Commandant. The Squadron is the enabling organization for the employment of Marine Aviation ashore