Marine Fighting Squadron-312

 

"Checkerboards"

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History 

1. June 1942 VMF-312 Established at MCAS Parris Island
1. March 1952 VMF-312 was redesignated VMA-312
15. February 1954 VMA-312 was redesignated VMF-312
1. August 1963 VMF-312 was redesignated VMF(AW)-312
1. February 1966 VMF(AW)-312 was redesignated VMFA-312

Planes:
1942 - 1945
F4U-1D
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1945 - 1948
F7F-3
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1948 - 1954
F4U-4
1954
F9F-4
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1954 - 1956
FJ-2
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1956 - 1958
FJ-3M
1958 - 1961
F8U-1
1951 - 1964
F8U-1E
1951 - 1964
F-8E
1966 - 1977
F-4B
1977 - 1988
F-4J
1988 - 19?? F/A-18A
19?? - present F/A-18C
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VMF-312  Deployments 
5. March 1951 - 6. June 1951 CVL-29 USS Bataan - F4U-4B WR 00
21. April 1952 - 21. July 1952 CVL-29 USS Bataan - F4U-4B WR 00
9. February 1953 - 8. May 1953 CVL-29 USS Bataan - F4U-4B WR 00
5. September 1957 - 31. October 1957 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain - FJ-2 DR 00
11. March 1993 - 8. September 1993 CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt CVW-8 F/A-18A AJ 330
22. March 1995 - 22. September 1995 CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt CVW-8 F/A-18C AJ 200
25. November 1996 - 22. May 1997 CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt CVW-3 F/A-18C AC 200
7. November 1998 - 6. May 1999 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-3 F/A-18C AC 200
28. November 2000 - 23. May 2001 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F/A-18C AC 200
28. August 2003 - 28. February 2004 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18C AB 200
21. May 2010 - 20. December 2010 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F/A-18C AC 100
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VMF-312 Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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