Marine Attack Squadron 231

 

"Ace of Spades"

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History 

1. July 1922 VO-1M Established at Santo Domingo
1. July 1927 VO-1M was redesignated VO-8M
1. July 1933 VO-8M Disestablished
15. November 1934 VO-9M Reestablished 
1. July 1937 VO-9M was redesignated VMS-2
7. July 1941 VMS-2 was redesignated VMSB-231
14. October 1944 VMSB-231 was redesignated VMBF-231
30. December 1944 VMBF-231 was redesignated VMSB-231
1. August 1945 VMBF-231 was redesignated VMSB-231
20. March 1946 VMSB-231 Disestablished
1947 VMF-231 Reestablished as a Reserve Sqn at NAS Grosse Ile MI.
31 August 1962 VMF-231 Disestablished at NAS Grosse Ile MI.
15 May 1973 VMA-231 Reestablished at MCAS Cherry Point NC

Tailcodes 

1947 - 1957 I
1957 - 1962 7Y
1973 - today CG
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Planes:
1927 - 1928
OD-1
   
1928 - 1936
OC-1
 
1937 - 1940
SOC-3
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1940 - 1942
SB2U-3
 

 

 

1942 - 1944
SBD-3
     
 

 

 

1944 - 1946
F4U-1D
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1947 - 1962
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1973 - 1985
AV-8A
     
 

 

 

1985 - present
AV-8B
     
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VMS-2, VMSB-231, VMA-231  Deployments 
December 1941 - 18. December 1941 CV-2 USS Lexington Lexington Air Group SB2U-3 231-S-0
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4. Oktober 1976 - 21. April 1977 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVW-19 AV-8A NM 600
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VMS-2, VMSB-231, VMA-231  Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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