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 Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron

Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron is responsible for the day-to-day operations on the air station, to keep it running, as well as a small community within the community. Approximately 800 Marines and Sailors are assigned to the squadron. With assistance from roughly 1,200 civilians who work on MCAS Yuma, they work to keep the station operational through the efforts of a variety of departments.


 Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron Leadership
Commanding Officer Executive Officer Sergeant Major




Lieutenant Colonel
James C. Paxton


Brittany S. McCullough


 Sergeant Major
Luis A. Galvez



 S-1 Administration

The mission of S-1 is to provide the Marines of H&HS with the highest quality and timely administrative support in the Marine Corps. The S-1 is the primary functional area managers for any administrative action for all Marines either PCS, FAP or TAD to H&HS. Among the many areas of support are legal, fitness reports, administrative action forms and the administration of Marine On Line (MOL).

For more information call 928-269-2880/6010.


 S-3 Training

The H&HS training (S-3) section is responsible for coordinating various annual training requirements for the Marines and sailors of the squadron.

For more information, call 928-269-3398.



 H&HS Academy
Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron Academy section administers the highest quality command-sponsored Enlisted Professional Military Education aboard the air station.

Both Marines and soldiers have graduated from TECOM’s Command Sponsored Corporals Course.

HHSA also provides the Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron developed Lance Corporals Course focusing on morals, ethics, values and discernment.

HHSA Command Screening Checklists are available below along with Class Announcements. Student nominations are only accepted when coming from parent command S-3 representatives.

Students reporting to HHSA schools must be familiar with the course prerequisites, command screening checklists and class announcement information.

For more information, call:

Corporals Course Deputy Director – SSgt Zachary D. Garbizo
Lance Corporals Seminar Deputy Director – SSgt Zachary D. Garbizo
(928) 269-6997


H&HS Academy Command Screening Checklist 


 Family Readiness Officer

GySgt Jon Macdonald
Family Readiness Officer
Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron
MCAS Yuma, Arizona

The Family Readiness Program assists and supports families both in garrison and when their Marines are deployed.

To ensure you receive all Family Readiness Officer updates, please maintain current contact information for all authorized Family Readiness Contacts in MOL. If you have questions about these updates, please call:
24-hour Cell: 928-271-0815


 Career Planner

The primary mission of the Career Retention Specialist Section is to reenlist qualified first-term Marines to meet career force MOS requirements.

The Career Planner also assists in disseminating information and procedures for officer and special duty selection boards. If you want any information on officer selection programs for highly qualified and motivated Marines, or if you want information on reenlistment bonuses, call the Career Planner at 269-6167/2122.


 Contact Us
Area code and prefix for all numbers is 928-269-XXXX unless otherwise specified.
Station Officer of the Day 2252
Duty NCO 3082
S-1 2241/2822
Training Clerk
Operations Clerk
Leader's Academy
Family Readiness Officer
24-Hour Cell

(928) 271-0815
Career Planner 2122