Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261

 

"Bulls", "Raging Bulls"

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History 

5. April 1951 HMR-261 Established at MCAS Cherry Point NC
31. December 1956 HMR-261 was redesignated HMR(L)-261
1. February 1962  HMR(L)-261 was redesignated HMM-261
10. April 2008 HMM-261 was redesignated VMM-261

Tailcodes 

1951 - 1957 HM
1957 - today EM
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Planes:
 

 

 

1951 - 1956
HRS-3
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1956 - 1967
HUS-1 (CH-34D)
   
 

 

 

1967 - 1968
CH-46A
   
 

 

 

1968 - 1975
CH-46D
   
 

 

 

1975 - 1984
CH-46F
   
 

 

 

1984 - 2008
CH-46E
   
 

 

 

2008 - today
MV-22B
   
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HMR-261, HMM-261, VMM-261 Deployments 
3. September 1957 - 29. November 1957 CVS-32 USS Leyte - HUS-1 EM 00
5. September 1957 - 31. October 1957 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain - HUS-1 EM 00
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HMR-261, HMM-261, VMM-261 Commanding Officers 
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History 

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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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