Marine Corps Air Station New River

 

Marine Corps Air Station New River

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Cpl. Vyacheslav Rakhminov, an administrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, works at the new installation personnel administration center on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 20. Before moving into the new building on July 18th, IPAC was worked in two separate buildings. The new 17,000 square foot building serves as a centralized location for Marines stationed at the air station. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
New River opens new IPAC building
Cpl. Vyacheslav Rakhminov, an administrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, works at the new installation personnel administration center on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 20. Before moving into the new building on July 18th, IPAC was worked in two separate buildings. The new 17,000 square foot building serves as a centralized location for Marines stationed at the air station. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg relinquished the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Oldenburg retires, air station welcomes Metzger
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg relinquished the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger recieves the sword of office from Col. Russell Burton, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River, in a relief and appointment ceremony on MCAS New River July 8. Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Oldenburg retires, air station welcomes Metzger
Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger recieves the sword of office from Col. Russell Burton, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River, in a relief and appointment ceremony on MCAS New River July 8. Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg relinquished the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Oldenburg retires, air station welcomes Metzger
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg relinquished the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg speaks to the audience shortly after relinquishing the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Oldenburg retires, air station welcomes Metzger
Sgt. Maj. William Oldenburg speaks to the audience shortly after relinquishing the sword of office to Sgt. Maj. Charles Metzger in a relief and appointment ceremony on Marine Corps Air Station New River July 8. Oldenburg retired after 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony after serving the Marines, sailors and civilians of MCAS New River as the senior enlisted advisor since April, 2014.
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, thanks family, friends and guests during his speech at a change of command ceremony on MCAS New River June 23. Salmon has served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July of 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, thanks family, friends and guests during his speech at a change of command ceremony on MCAS New River June 23. Salmon has served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July of 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
Col. Russell C. Burton, commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, speaks on the coming challenges and goals that await him June 23, 2016. “I look forward to working with you all in the future,” said Burton to his Marines and staff. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Col. Russell C. Burton, commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, speaks on the coming challenges and goals that await him June 23, 2016. “I look forward to working with you all in the future,” said Burton to his Marines and staff. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, receives the Legion of Merit with one gold star in lieu of second award from Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley, Marine Corps Instillation East-Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune Commanding General, for his action as the commanding officer June 23. Salmon served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, receives the Legion of Merit with one gold star in lieu of second award from Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley, Marine Corps Instillation East-Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune Commanding General, for his action as the commanding officer June 23. Salmon served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley, Marine Corps Instillation East-Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune Commanding General speaks to guests about the legacy left behind by outgoing commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River Col. Timothy M. Salmon at a change of command ceremony on MCAS New River June 23. Salmon served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley, Marine Corps Instillation East-Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune Commanding General speaks to guests about the legacy left behind by outgoing commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station New River Col. Timothy M. Salmon at a change of command ceremony on MCAS New River June 23. Salmon served as the commanding officer of MCAS New River since July 2013 and was relieved by Col. Russell C. Burton. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tavairus Hernandez /released)
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, passes the air station’s colors to Col. Russell C. Burton, symbolizing the transition of leadership during a change of command ceremony at MCAS New River June 23. Col. Salmon relinquished his command of the air station after three years of service as the air station’s commander.
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, passes the air station’s colors to Col. Russell C. Burton, symbolizing the transition of leadership during a change of command ceremony at MCAS New River June 23. Col. Salmon relinquished his command of the air station after three years of service as the air station’s commander.
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, stands at attention in a change of command ceremony before being awarded the Legion of Merit with a gold star in lieu of second award for his service and leadership as commander of MCAS New River. Salmon turned over his command to Col. Russell C. Burton, after serving the air station and surrounding community for three years as the commanding officer.
MCAS New River bids farewell to Salmon, welcomes Burton
Col. Timothy M. Salmon, outgoing commanding officer, Marine Corps Air Station New River, stands at attention in a change of command ceremony before being awarded the Legion of Merit with a gold star in lieu of second award for his service and leadership as commander of MCAS New River. Salmon turned over his command to Col. Russell C. Burton, after serving the air station and surrounding community for three years as the commanding officer.
Sgt. Hillary Hanner, standing, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, checks weather with Cpl. Breann Gonzalez, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, at Base Operations on Marines Corps Air Station New River June 16. Safety is the top priority with METOC, as they keep a watchful eye on weather forecasts and reports, ensuring personnel and aircraft can continue training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
METOC Marines forecast weather, keep air station safe
Sgt. Hillary Hanner, standing, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, checks weather with Cpl. Breann Gonzalez, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, at Base Operations on Marines Corps Air Station New River June 16. Safety is the top priority with METOC, as they keep a watchful eye on weather forecasts and reports, ensuring personnel and aircraft can continue training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
Cpl. Breann Gonzalez, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, checks the weather at Base Operations on Marines Corps Air Station New River June 16. Safety is the top priority with METOC, as they keep a watchful eye on weather forecasts and reports, ensuring personnel and aircraft can continue training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
METOC Marines forecast weather, keep air station safe
Cpl. Breann Gonzalez, meteorological forecaster with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, checks the weather at Base Operations on Marines Corps Air Station New River June 16. Safety is the top priority with METOC, as they keep a watchful eye on weather forecasts and reports, ensuring personnel and aircraft can continue training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Watola /Released)
Latest Announcements

Public Notice: Recreation Area 8 and surrounding areas off limits until further notice

As a precautionary measure, the Recreation Area 8 amenities, to include the softball field, small playground, covered pavilion, and primitive campsite are closed until further notice because unexploded ordnance was found buried at a nearby location. Additionally, the property south of the old Perimeter Road to the borders of Southwest Creek and Area 8 is off limits. The Air Station is evaluating these areas to ensure they are safe and to reduce any potential risks. Please contact Public Affairs at 910-451-5655 for further information. [Click here for a map of the restricted area.]

 

 

 

Leaders

Colonel Russell C. Burton
MCAS New River Commanding Officer
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Sergeant Major Charles A Metzger
MCAS New River Sergeant Major
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Provide aviation support and services, facilities and logistics support, security and force protection, and to promote and enhance readiness, sustainment and quality of life for operating forces, tenant commands, military personnel and families.

 

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