Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 225

 

"Whistling Devils","Vagabonds", "Vikings"

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History 

1. January 1943 VMF-225 established at MCAS Mojave CA
1. December 1953 VMF-225 was redesignated VMA-225
1. April 1966 VMA-225 was redesignated VMA(AW)-225
15. June 1972 VMA(AW)-225 disestablished at MCAS El Toro CA
1. July 1991 VMFA(AW)-225 reestablished at MCAS El Toro CA

Tailcodes 

1946 - 1948 SI
1948 - 1957 WI
1957 - 1972 CE
1991 - today CE
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Planes:
 

 

 

1943 - 1945
F4U-1
   
 

 

 

1945 - 1952
F4U-4
 
 

 

 

1952 - 1954
AU-1
 
 

 

 

1954 - 1956
AD-4B
 
 

 

 

1956 - 1958
AD-6
 
 

 

 

1958 - 1962
A4D-2
   
 

 

 

1962 - 1966
A4D-2N (A-4C)
   
 

 

 

1966 - 1972
A-6A
 
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1991 - present
F/A-18D
   
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VMF-225, VMA-225  Deployments 
4. January 1949 - 5. March 1949 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-17 F4U-4 WI 00
6. September 1949 - 26. January 1950 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-7 F4U-4 WI 00
10. Janaury 1951 - 17. May 1951 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 F4U-4 WI 00
9. Janaury 1952 - 5. May 1952 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 F4U-4 WI 00
7. August 1959 - 26. February 1960 CVA-9 USS Essex CVG-10 A4D-2 AK 500
2. February 1961 - 15. May 1961 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-10 A4D-2N AK 600
24. October 1962 - 3. December 1962 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVG-6 A4D-2 CE 00
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VMF-225, VMA-225 Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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