Marine Attack Squadron 542
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Marine Aircraft Group 14
MCAS Cherry Point, NC


Provide offensive air support, armed reconnaissance, and air-defense for Marine expeditionary forces.


Lieutenant Colonel Trevor J. Felter
VMA-542 Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Colonel Felter enlisted in the Marine Corps September 1994 and subsequently was sent to MCRD Parris Island for recruit training. He was designated a ground support equipment electrician in October 1995 and reported to MALS-36, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa. In 1997, Lieutenant Colonel Felter was selected to attend the Naval Academy Preparatory

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Lieutenant Colonel Derek A. Mills
AV-8B FRD Commanding Officer

LtCol Mills graduated and was commissioned in May 2006 from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. He completed The Basic School in December 2006 and reported to NAS Pensacola, FL, for flight training. He was designated a Naval Aviator in August 2009 after completion of advanced training at

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Marine Attack Squadron 542
Postal Service Center Box 8068
Cherry Point, NC 28533

Commercial: (252) 466-5008
DSN: 582-5008


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 Jeannette Young
Office: (252) 466-7680
Cell: (252) 778-6943

VMA-542 Family Hotline:
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