Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462

 

"The Screw Crew", "Heavy Haulers"

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History 

15. April 1944 VMF-462 established at MCAS El Centro CA
10. September 1945 VMF-462 disestablished at MCAS El Toro CA
1. November 1957 HMR(M)-462 reestablished at MCAS Santa Ana CA
February 1962 HMR(M)-462 was redesignated HMH-462

Tailcodes 

1957 - today YF
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Planes:
 

 

 

1944 - 1945
F4U-1
   
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1957 - 1968
HR2S-1 (CH-37C)
   
 

 

 

1968 - 1971
CH-34D
   
 

 

 

1971 - 1983
CH-53A
   
 

 

 

1983 - 1989
CH-53D
   
 

 

 

1989 - present
CH-53E
   
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VMF-462, HMR-462, HMH-462  Deployments 
19. April 1974 - 11. May 1975 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 CH-53A YF 00
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VMF-462, HMR-462, HMH-462 Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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