Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224
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Marine Aircraft Group 31
MCAS Beaufort, SC


Support the Marine Air Ground Task Force commander by providing supporting arms coordination, conducting multi-sensor imagery, and destroying surface targets and enemy aircraft day or night; under all weather conditions during expeditionary, joint, or combined operations.


Lieutenant Colonel Erik S. Dickerson
VMFA(AW)-224 Commanding Officer

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Major Eli D. Keller
VMFA(AW)-224 Executive Officer

A native of Pennsylvania, Major Keller is a 2004 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Law and a Minor is Psychology.  Candidate Keller then attended Officer Candidate School in the summer of 2004, receiving his commission on Aug 13, 2004.2ndLt Keller graduated from The Basic School in

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Sergeant Major Jacqueline Y. Townsel
VMFA(AW)-224 Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major Townsel enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 and completed recruit training at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.  After completing Marine Combat Training, she was transferred to Camp Johnson, North Carolina where she attended the Basic Maintenance Management Military Occupational School (MOS) and was assigned the MOS of 0411. Upon

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Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224
PSC Box 66129
Beaufort, SC 29904-6129

Comm: (843) 228-9406 / 9407
DSN: 335-9406 / 9407


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Voting Assistance Officer
Comm: (843) 228-9410


DRC:   Erin Gaian
Office: (843) 228-7230
Cell: (843) 941-8618

VMFA(AW)-224 Family Hotline:
Press 7 then 3


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