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Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31
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Marine Aircraft Group 31
MCAS Beaufort, SC


Provide aviation logistics support, guidance, planning and direction to Marine Aircraft Group squadrons on behalf of the commanding officer, as well as logistics support for Navy funded equipment in the supporting Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS), Marine Air Control Group (MACG), and Marine Aircraft Wing/Mobile Calibration Complex (MAW/MCC).



Lieutenant Colonel Stephen A. Ritchie
MALS-31 Commanding Officer

LtCol Ritchie is a native of Fort Worth, Texas, and was commissioned in March of 2005 upon his

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Major Brandon L. Kneemiller
MALS-31 Executive Officer

Major Kneemiller is a native of Pensacola, FL. He graduated from Officer Candidate School Platoon

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Sergeant Major Nicholas C. Elliott
MALS-31 Command Senior Enlisted Leader

Nicholas C. Elliott is a native of New Castle, Delaware. He enlisted into the Marine Corps in

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Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31
PSC Box 66121
Beaufort, SC 29904-6121

Comm: (843) 228-7060
DSN: 335-7060


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Mals-31 DRC

Derrick Wells
Office: (843) 228-6438
Cell: (843) 575-1720

MALS-31 Family Hotline:
Press 7 then 8


Marine Aircraft Group 31