Marine Fighting Squadron - 214

 

 "Swashbucklers", "Black Sheep"

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History 

1. July 1942 VMF-214 Established at MCAS Ewa HI.
1945 VMF-214 Disestablished at 
1948 VMF-214 Reestablished 
1954 VMF-214 was redesignated VMF(AW)-214
1. July 1957 VMF(AW)-214 was redesignated VMA-214

Tailcodes 

1946 - 1948 RE
1948 - present WE
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Planes:
1942 - 1943 F4F-1
1943 - 1945
F4U-1D
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1948 - 1952
F4U-4
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1952 - 1953
F9F-2
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1953 - 1954 F9F-5
1954 - 1957
F2H-4
1957 - 1962

FJ-4B

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1962 - 1964
A-4B
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1964 - 1966 A-4C
1966 - 1971 A-4E
1971 - 1976 A-4F
1976- 1989 A-4M
1989 - present AV-8B
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VMA-214  Deployments 
3. March 1945 - 19. March 1945 CV-13 USS Franklin CVG-5 F4U-1D ..
6. April 1957 - 18. September 1957 CVA-19 USS Hancock ATG-2 F2H-4 WE 300
9. October 1963 - 15. April 1964 CVS-12 USS Hornet CVSG-57 Det. N A-4B WE 00
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VMF-214 Commanding Officers 
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History 

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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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