Marine Attack Squadron 211

 

"Wake Island Avengers", "Avengers"

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History 

1. January 1937 VF-4M Established at MCAS Cherry Point NC
1. July 1937 VF-4M was redesignated VMF-2
1. July 1941 VMF-2 was redesignated VMF-211
1. July 1952 VMF-211 was redesignated VMA-211

Tailcodes 

1946 - 1948 AF
1948 - 1957 AF
1957 - today CF
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Planes:
 

 

 

1937- 1938
F2F-1
 

 

 

1938 - 1940
F3F-2
 

 

 

1941 - 1942
F4F-3
 

 

 

1942
F2A-3
 
 

 

 

1943- 1943
F4F-4
   
 

 

 

1943 - 1945
F4U-1
 
 

 

 

1945 - 1952
F4U-4
   
 

 

 

1952 - 1954
AD-2
 
 

 

 

1954 - 1957
AD-4 & AD-4B
 

 

 

1957 - 1958
A4D-1
 
 

 

 

1958 - 1960
A4D-2
 
 

 

 

1960 - 1964
A4D-2N (A-4C)
 

 

 

1964 - 1976
A-4E
     
 

 

 

1976 - 1989
A-4M
   
 

 

 

1989 - 2016
AV-8B
   
 

 

 

2016 - present
F-35B
   
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VF-4M, VMF-2, VMF-211, VMA-211  Deployments 
28. November 1941 - 2. December 1941 CV-6 USS Enterprise Enterprise Air Group F2A-2 211-MF-0
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10. July 1950 - 10. November 1950 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-7 F4U-4 AF 100
19. April 1952 - 12. October 1952 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-4 F4U-4 AF 100
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10. May 1954 - 31. October 1954 CVL-49 USS Wright - AD-4 AF 500
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VF-4M, VMF-2, VMF-211, VMA-211 Commanding Officers 
Maj. Paul A. Putnam November 1941 December 1941
Maj. Luther "Sam" Moore December 1941 August 1942
Maj. Radford C. West August 1942 October 1942
Maj. Charles N. Endweiss October 1942 April 1943
Maj. Harold J. Mitchener, April 1943 July 1943
Maj. Robert A. Harvey July 1943 January 1944
  January 1944  
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last update 1. August 2019

written  19. April 2009

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