Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263

 

"Red Lions", "Thunder Chickens"

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History 

16. June 1952 HMR-263 established at MCAS Cherry Point NC
31. December 1956 HMR-263 was redesignated HMR(L)-263
1. June 1958 HMR(L)-263 was redesignated HMR(C)-263
29 February 1960 HMR(C)-263 was redesignated HMR(L)-263
1. February 1962  HMR(L)-263 was redesignated HMM-263
3 June 2005 HMM-263 disestablished at MCAS New River
3. March 2006 VMM-263 reestablished at MCAS New River

Tailcodes 

1951 - 1957 IL
1957 - today EG
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Planes:
 

 

 

1952 - 1962
HRS-3
 

 

 

1962 - 1969
HUS-1 (CH-34D)
   
 

 

 

1969 - 1971
CH-46D
   
 

 

 

1971 - 1984
CH-46F
   
 

 

 

1984 - 2005
CH-46E
   
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2006 - today
MV-22A
   
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HMR-263, HMM-263, VMM-263 Deployments 
April 1957 - May 1957 CVS-32 USS Leyte - HRS-3 EG 00
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HMR-263, HMM-263, VMM-263 Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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