Photo Information

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff meets with Brig. Gen. James Melin, 452nd Air Mobility Wing commander, after his plane landed at March Air Reserve Base last week. Secretary Chertoff visited the Air and Marine Operations Coordination Center, a unit under his department. It was his first visit to the base and AMOCC. After the tour, the Secretary flew to Los Angeles for a press availability on port security with Congresswoman Jane Harman and observed a demonstration of the Advanced Spectroscopic Portal technology at Long Beach, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Don Traud)

Photo by Maj. Don Traud

A Special Visitor

30 Jul 2007 |


Marine Corps News

Colonel Thomas M. Siverts
Commanding Officer

Colonel Tom Siverts is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in August 1989. He achieved a commission as a Second Lieutenant through the Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Education Program following his graduation from the University of Virginia in May 1999.

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Lieutenant Col. Gregory Youngberg
Executive Officer

Upon graduating The Basic School in July 2004, LtCol Youngberg reported to flight school in Pensacola, Florida, designated a Naval Aviator in March 2006 and reported to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 for replacement aircrew training in the AH-1W. Following OEF in 2010, LtCol Youngberg was awarded the 2010 MCAA Alfred A. Cunningham Award for Marine Corps Aviator of the Year.

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Sergeant Major Travis L. DeBarr
Sergeant Major

Sergeant Major DeBarrĀ enlisted in the Marine Corps and reported to MCRD San Diego, CA, for recruit training in October 1994.

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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit