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
VMF-214-01.png (72567 Byte)  
 

 

 

1948 - 1952
F4U-4
VMF-214-04.png (72316 Byte)
 

 

 

1952 - 1953
F9F-2
 
 

 

 

1953 - 1954
F9F-5
 
1954 - 1957
F2H-4
 

 

 

1957 - 1962
FJ-4B
 
 

 

 

1962 - 1964
A-4B
VMA-214-01.png (88334 Byte)  
 

 

 

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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