Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269
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2d Marine Aircraft Wing
MCAS New River, NC


Lieutenant Colonel Ralph B. Tompkins
HMLA-269 Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Colonel Tompkins graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in May 2003, attended the Officer Candidate Course in October 2003, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in December 2003.  After graduating from The Basic School in July 2004, he attended Aviation Pre-Flight Indoctrination in Pensacola, Florida, Primary Flight School

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Major David A. Hirt
HMLA-269 Executive Officer

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Sergeant Major Christopher K. Kluge
HMLA-269 Sergeant Major

Christopher Kluge enlisted into the Marine Corps in July 2002 and completed recruit training at MCRD, Parris Island, South Carolina. Following graduation Private First Class Kluge reported to the School of Infantry, Marine Combat Training, Camp Lejeune, NC. PFC Kluge then reported to his primary military occupational specialty school at the Navy

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Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269
Postal Service Center Box 21022
Jacksonville, NC 28545-1022

Commercial: (910) 449-5366
DSN: 752-5366


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Voting Assistance Officer

Capt Kniffin
(910) 449-6013

readiness coordinators

URC Capt Smith
Office: (910) 449-5506

HMLA-269 Family Hotline:
Press 6 then 4


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