Marine Attack Squadron 331

 

"Doodlebugs" / "Bumblebees"

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History 

1. January 1943 VMSB-331 Established at MCAS Cherry Point NC
October 1944 VMSB-331 was redesignated VMBF-331
30. December 1944 VMBF-323 was redesignated VMSB-331
21. November 1945 VMSB-331 Disestablished
ca. 1954 VMF-331 Reestablished MCAS Miami FL
15. February 1954 VMF-323 was redesignated VMA-331
30. September 1992 VMA-331 Disestablished

Tailcodes 

1954 - 1957 MP
1957 - 1958 DP
1958 - 1992 VL
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Planes:
 

 

 

1943 - 1944
SBD-5
   
 

 

 

1944- 1945
F4U-1D
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1954
F4U-4
   
 

 

 

1954 - 1957
AD-5
 
 

 

 

1957 - 1959
AD-6
 

 

 

1959 - 1963
A4D-2 (A-4B)
 
 

 

 

1963 - 1965
A-4E
 
 

 

 

1965 - 1970
A-4C
   
 

 

 

1970 - 1984
A-4M
   
 

 

 

1986 - 1992
AV-8B
   
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VMSB-331, VMA-331  Deployments 
10. July 1964 - 13. March 1965 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 A-4E AJ 500
23. June 1970 - 31. January 1971 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 A-4E AG 300
28. June 1975 - 27. January 1976 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 A-4M VL 00
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VMSB-331, VMA-331  Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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