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Marine Observation Squadron 2 (VMO-2)


CO LtCol Morris G. Robbins lJan-30Apr68 LtCol Samuel J. Fulton lMay-4Nov68 LtCol Thomas J. Dumont 5Nov-31Dec68


Marine Light Helicopter Squadron 167 (HML-167) CO Maj Robert C. Finn 15Mar-10May68* Maj George H. Dunn II llMay-17Aug68 LtCol Thomas F. Miller 18Aug-31 Dec68


*The squadron was activated on 15Mar68 at Marble Mountain Air Facility, Da Nang, Vietnam, Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (HMM-163)


CO LtCol Richard G. Courtney 19May-31Aug68*


*The squadron was transferred from ProvMag-39 on 19May68 and was detached on 31Aug68 for return to CONUS.


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164 (HMM-164) CO LtCol Robert F. Rick l6-29Jun68* LtCol William E. Smilanich, Jr. 30Jun-17Nov68 LtCol Richard T. Trundy 18Nov-29Nov68


*The squadron was detached from SLF Bravo on 16jun68 and was reassigned on 29Nov68 to SLF Bravo Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (HMM-165)


CO LtCol George L. Patrick, Jr. 4Oct-31Dec68*


*The squadron was transferred/row SLF Bravo on 4Oct68, then reverted to SLF Bravo control on 29Oct68, and then on dOctfiS returned to MAG-16 control.


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (HMM-265) CO LtCol William R. Beeler l-12Jan68* Maj William L. Whelan 13Jan^Jun68 LtCol Roy J. Edwards 5Jun-l 5Jun68 Maj Richard L. Yanke 16Jun-7Jul68 LtCol Roy J. Edwards 19Aug-18Sep68 LtCol Richard L. Yanke 19Sep-30Sep68


*0" 15Jun68, the squadron command group of HMM-265 and a detachment was transferred to SLF Bravo, leaving Major Yanke in command of the squadron. On 7jul68, the rest of the squadron was transferred to SLF Bravo. The squadron was detached from the SLF on 19Aug68 and returned to the control of MAG-16. On 30Sep68, the squadron was transferred to MAG-36.


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 361 (HMM-361) CO LtCol Daniel M. Wilson 10Feb-25Mar68* Maj Forrest W. Crone 26Mar-18May68


*The squadron was attached from SLF Alpha on 10Feh68 and departed for CONUS on 18May68


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 362 (HMM-362) CO Maj Walter H. Shauer, Jr. 5Sep-18Sep68* LtCol Jack E. Schlarp 19Sep-8Dec68


*The squadron was attached from SLF Alpha on 5Sep68 and reverted to SLF Alpha control on 8Dec68. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMM-363) CO LtCol Frankie E. Allgood lJan-9Feb68*


*The squadron was transferred to SLF Alpha on 9Fet>68 Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364 (HMM-364) CO LtCol Merlin V. Statzer 10Dec-31Dec68*


*The squadron was transferred from MAG-36 on 10Dec68.


Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463) CO LtCol Joseph L. Sadowski !Jan-lApr68 LtCol Joe G. Walker, Jr. 2Apr-7Oct68 LtCol Roger W. Peard, Jr. 8Oct-31Dec68 Marine Aircraft Group 36 (MAG-36)


CO Col Frank E. Wilson lJan-30Apr68 Col Bruce J. Matheson lMay-31Dec68


Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 36 (H&MS-36) CO LtCol Richard G. Courtney lJan-30Apr68 LtCol George L. Patrick, Jr. lMay-22Aug68 LtCol Ralph Thuesen 23Aug-31Dec68 Marine Air Base Squadron 36 (MAB-36)


CO Maj James C. Robinson lJan-5Mar68 LtCol William D. Watson 6Mar-l lSep68 LtCol Dennis W. Wright 12Sep-31Dec68


Marine Air Group 36, Detachment Alpha (MAG-36, Det Alpha) OIC Col Owen V. Gallentine lJan-27Feb68*


Col John E. Hansen 28Feb-15Apr68 ^Detachment Alpha was a command and control element of MAG-36 based at Quang Tri Air Base until replaced on 15Apr68 by Provisional Marine Aircraft Group 39 (ProvMAG-39). Marine Observation Squadron 3 (VMO-3) CO LtCol Glenn R. Hunter lJan-29Feb68*


* VMO-3 was deactivated in March and reactivated as HML-367. Marine Observation Squadron 6 (VMO-6)


CO LtCol William J. White lJan-24Mar68* LtCol Bertram A. Maas 25Mar-15Apr68


*The squadron was transferred to ProvMAG-39 on 16Apr68. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 (HMM-163)


CO LtCol Louis W. Schwindt lJan-15Apr68*


*The squadron was transferred to ProvMag-39 on 15Apr68. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164 (HMM-164) CO LtCol Robert F. Rick lJan-3Mar68*


*0n 3Mar68, the squadron was transferred to SLF Bravo.


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (HMM-165) CO LtCol Richard E. Romine lJan-31Mar68* LtCol Elvyn E. Hagedorn lApr-22Aug68 LtCol George L. Patrick, Jr. 23Aug-3 lAug68


*From 9Jan-18Feb68, the squadron was detached to SLF Bravo, It then returned to MAG-36 and then once more reverted to SLF Bravo on lSep68. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (HMM-262)


CO LtCol Melvin J. Steinberg 10Jan-15Apr68*


*The squadron joined MAG-3 6 on l OJan68 from SLF Bravo and then later transferred to ProvMAG-39 on 16Apr68. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (HMM-265)


CO LtCol Richard L. Yanke 1Oct-31Dec68*


*0" 1Oct68, MAG-36 assumed command of the squadron from MAG-16. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 362 (HMM-362) CO Maj Walter H. Shauer, Jr. lJan-l4Apr68*


*0n 15Apr68, the squadron joined SLF Alpha,


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 363 (HMM-363) CO Maj Duwayne W. Hoffert 15Apr68-22Aug68* Maj James L. Harrison 23Aug68-30Nov68 Maj Timothy J. Cronin, Jr. lDec-31Dec68


*The squadron was transferred to MAG-36 on 15Apr68 from SLF Alpha. For the period 29Oct-7Dec68, the squadron was under the administrative control while under the operational control of MAG-36. On 8Dec68, it reverted once more to MAG-36 administrative control as well as operational control.







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