Each year tens of thousands flock to MCAS Miramar to take pride in our military, and experience the thrill of flight. In 2018 demonstrations will be given by the: U.S. Navy Blue Angels; U.S. Army Golden Knights; U.S. Navy Leap Frogs; Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning; Boeing AV-8B Harrier II; Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey; and Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF).
MCAS Miramar serves as home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, including MAG-11’s fixed-wing F/A-18 and KC-130 Hercules squadrons and MAG-16’s MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters. The support command Marine Air Control Group 38 and the 3rd MAW Band are also located here. The 4th Marine Air Wing, an MV-22 Osprey squadron and H&HS Marine Flight Division’s UC-12 and UC-38 squadrons are here at MCAS Miramar as well.