Marine Strike Fighting Squadron All Weather 533

 

"Black Mac's Killers", "Hawks",

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History 

1. October 1943 VMF(N)-533 established at MCAS Cherry Pont NC.
9. November 1948 VMF(N)-533 was redesignated VMF(AW)-533
1. July 1953 VMF(AW)-533 was redesignated VMF-533
1. July 1957 VMF-533 was redesignated VMA-533
1. July 1965 VMA-533 was redesignated VMA(AW)-533
1. October 1992 VMA(AW)-533 was redesignated VMFA(AW)-533

Tailcodes 

1946 - 1947 PE
1947 - 1948 AI
1948 - 1957 AI
1957 - today ED
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Planes:
 

 

 

1943 - 1945
F6F-5N
     
 

 

 

1943 - 1946
F7F-2N
 
 

 

 

1947 - 1954
F7F-3N
 
 

 

 

1954 - 1957
F2H-4
 

 

 

1957 - 1959
F9F-8B
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1959 - 1964
A4D-
2
 
 

 

 

1964 - 1965
A-4C
   
 

 

 

1965 - 1976
A-6A
   
 

 

 

1976 - 1992
A-6E
     
 

 

 

1991 - present
F/A-18D
     
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VMF(N)-533, VMA-533, VMFA(AW)-533  Deployments 
21. January 1957 - 27. July 1957 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain ATG-182 F2H-4 AI 00
18. August 1956 - 15. October 1956 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-4 F2H-4 AI 00
5. September 1957 - 31. October 1957 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain - F9F-8B ED 00
         
2. April 1984 - 20. October 1984 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 A-6E / KA-6D AA 500
18. August 1986 - 3. March 1987 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 A-6E AC 540
2. August 1988 - 1. February 1989 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 A-6E AC 540
         
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VMF(N)-533, VMA-533, VMFA(AW)-533 Commanding Officers 
Major Marion M. Magruder 1. Oct. 1943 8. Jul. 1945
Major Samuel B. Folsom, Jr. 8. Jul. 1945 17. Aug. 1945
Major Robert P. Keller 17. Aug. 1945 2 Sep.1945
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Major M. C. Dalby    
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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