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Marine Air Base Squadron 11 (MABS-11)


CO LtCol John W. Irion, Jr. lJan-l6Jun68 LtCol James W. Haskell 17Jun-30Nov68 LtCol Preston P. Marques, Jr. lDec-31Dec68


Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron l (VMCJ-1) CO LtCol Robert W. Lewis lJan-15Mar68 LtCol Eric B. Parker l6Mar-l6Nov68 LtCol Bobby R. Hall 17Nov-31Dec68


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 (VMFA-122) CO LtCol John M. Verdi lJan-28Jan68 LtCol Paul B. Montague 29Jan-30Jun68 LtCol Eugene R. Howard, Jr. lJul-25Aug68 Maj Donald L. Waldvogel 26-30Aug68*


*The squadron was transferred to MAG-15 in Japan on 30At/g68.


Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron 242 (VMA (AW]-242) CO Maj Arthur W. D. Lavigne l-22Jan68 LtCol James R. Penny 23Jan-22Jul68 LtCol Fred C. Rilling, Jr. 23Jul-31Dec68


Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron 235 (VMA (AW1-235) CO LtCol Carl R. Lundquist lJan-8May68 LtCol Anthony L. Blair 9May-10May68*


*T he squadron was transferred to MAG-15 in Japan on 10May68.


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 334 (VMFA-334) CO LtCol Hiel L. VanCampen 30Aug-30Sep68* LtCol James R. Sherman l Oct-31 Dec68


*The squadron arrived from CONUS on 30Aug68.


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 542 (VMFA-542) CO LtCol Robert N. Hutchinson 10May-29Jul68* LtCol Henry R. Vitali 30Jul-31Dec68


*7'he squadron was transferred from MAG-15, in Japan on 10May68. Marine Aircraft Group 12 (MAG-12)


CO Col Dean Wilker lJan-7Mar68 Col Charles B. Armstrong, Jr. 8Mar-31Jul68 Col Rex A. Deasy lAug-31Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 12 (H&MS-12) CO LtCol Dan C. Alexander lJan-28Oct68 LtCol Clifford D. Warfield 29Oct-3 lDec68 Marine Air Base Squadron 12 (MABS-12)


CO LtCol Leo J. Leblanc,Jr. lJan-25Feb68 LtCol John H. Miller 26Feb-8Oct68 Maj Lawrence Furstenberg 9Oct-31Dec68 Marine Attack Squadron 121 (VMA-121)


CO LtCol Richard J. Kern !Jan-10Mar68 LtCol William D. Shippen l lMar-l4Oct68 Maj David A. Lerps 15Oct-3 lDec68 Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211)


CO LtCol Francis H. Thurston lJan-28Feb68 LtCol Leo J. Leblanc, Jr. 29Feb-26Aug68 LtCol Frederic P. Saizman, Jr. 27Aug-30Nov68 LtCol John R. Waterstreet lDec-3 lDec68 Marine Attack Squadron (VMFA-223)


CO LtCol Arthur W. Anthony, Jr. 23Apr-30Apr68* LtCol Erin D. Smith lMay-15Oct68 Maj Leonard T. Preston, Jr. 16Oct-3 lDec68


*The squadron was transferred from MAG-15 in Japan on 23Apr68. Marine Attack Squadron 311 (VMA-311)


CO LtCol Richard B. Taber lJan-10Mar68 LtCol Norman B. McCrary l !Mar-24Sep68 LtCol Charles O. Hiett 25Sep-31Dec68


Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron 533 (VMA (AW}-533) CO LtCol William E. H. Fitch III !Jan-lApr68 LtCol Ronald L. Iverson 2Apr-3 lJul68 LtCol Edward A. Laning lAug-31Aug68 LtCol Paul K. German, Jr. lSep-31Dec68 Marine Aircraft Group 13 (MAG-13)


CO Col Edward N. Lefaivre lJan-24Mar68 Col James H. Berge, Jr. 25Mar-3Sep68 Col Norman W. Gourley 4Sep-31Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 13 (H&MS-13) CO LtCol Paul L. Siegmund lJan-12Aug68 Maj Edgar A. House 13Aug-31Dec68 Marine Air Base Squadron 13 (MABS-13)


CO LtCol Leroy A. Madera lJan-21Apr68 LtCol George L. Bruser 22Apr-12Jul68 Maj Charles V. Smillie, Jr. 13Jul-3 lDec68


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 (VMFA-115) CO LtCol Richard E. Carey lJan-l6Jan68 LtCol Gerald W. Vaughan 17Jan-12Aug68 Maj John I. Hudson 13Aug-27Nov68 LtCol Robert R. Norton 28Nov-3 lDec68


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) CO LtCol Frank D. Topley lJan-13Jan68 LtCol Herbert V. Lundin l4Jan-28Jul68 LtCol Frank E. Petersen, Jr. 29Jul-3 lDec68


Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) CO LtCol Harry T. Hagaman lJan-15May68 LtCol Don J. Slee 16May-l lDec68 LtCol Ira L. Morgan, Jr. 12Dec-31 Dec68 Marine Aircraft Group 16 (MAG-16)


CO Col Edwin O. Reed lJan-12Sep68 Col Warren L. MacQuarrie 13Sep-3 lDec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 16 (H&MS-16) CO LtCol Lawrence J. Flanagan lJan-6Jan68 LtCol Horace A. Bruce 7Jan-30Apr68 LtCol Morris G. Robbin IMay-l lJul68 Maj William L. Whelan 12Jul-7Oct68 LtCol Charles W. Gobat 8Oct-3 lDec68 Marine Air Base Squadron 16 (MABS-16)


CO LtCol Samuel J. Fulton lJan-30Apr68 LtCol William E. Smilanich, Jr. lMay-29Jun68 LtCol Robert F. Rick 30Jun-10Sep68 LtCol Lowell W. Parish l lSep-10Nov68 LtCol William Cunningham HNov-31Dec68



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