Conduct air operations in support of the Fleet Marine Forces to include offensive air support, antiair warfare, assault support, aerial reconnaissance including active and passive electronic countermeasures (ECM), and control of aircraft and missiles. As a collateral function, the Wing may participate as an integral component of Naval Aviation in the execution of such other Navy functions as the Fleet Commander may direct.
Read more about this topic: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Other articles related to "mission, missions":
... The mission objectives were to measure Mercury's environment, atmosphere, surface, and body characteristics and to make similar investigations of Venus ... experiments in the interplanetary medium and to obtain experience with a dual-planet gravity assist mission ... There currently is a spacecraft mission doing a more in-depth survey of Mercury, MESSENGER ...
... be inserted into a Martian orbit, and each of which would perform a separate but complementary mission ... Either spacecraft could perform either of the two missions ... Some of the objectives of the Mariner-H mission were successfully added to the Mariner-I (Mariner 9) mission profile ...
... Shawnee Mission Parkway – Interchange with K-7 in Shawnee east through Merriam, Mission, Fairway, and Mission Woods then joining up with Ward Parkway ...
... From January 1966, it served as a special mission airlift wing charged with providing worldwide airlift for the Executive Department and high-ranking dignitaries of the U.S ... In taking over the special airlift mission, it replaced the 1254th Air Transport Wing, which had previously undertaken the task at Andrews from 1 October 1948 to 1966.) It assumed an additional mission ... area) to its mission ...
Famous quotes containing the word mission:
“It is the mission of the twentieth century to elucidate the irrational.”
—Maurice Merleau-Ponty (19071961)
“When youre dealing with monkeys, youve got to expect some wrenches.”
—Alvah Bessie, Ranald MacDougall, and Lester Cole. Raoul Walsh. Captain Nelson, Objective Burma, giving a subaltern a mission (1945)
“... [a] girl one day flared out and told the principal the only mission opening before a girl in his school was to marry one of those candidates [for the ministry]. He said he didnt know but it was. And when at last that same girl announced her desire and intention to go to college it was received with about the same incredulity and dismay as if a brass button on one of those candidates coats had propounded a new method for squaring the circle or trisecting the arc.”
—Anna Julia Cooper (18591964)