Marine Photogaphic Squadron 3

 

"Eyes of the Corps"

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History 

15. September 1952 VMC-3 Established 
1. December 1955 VMC-3 was redesignated VMCJ-3 (taking over VMJ-3)
September 1975 VMCJ-3 was redesignated VMFP-3
30. September 1990 VMFP-3 Disestablished at MCAS El Toro CA

Tailcodes 

1952 - 1975 TM
1975 - 1990 RF
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Planes:
 

 

 

Oct. 1952 - May 1955
AD-4W
 
 

 

 

Nov. 1952 - 1955
AD-4N
 
 

 

 

1955 - 1956
F9F-5P
   
 

 

 

Apr. 1954 - Apr. 1958
AD-5N
 

 

 

May 1955 - Oct. 1956
AD-5W
 
 

 

 

Jul. 1953 - 1975
EF-10B
 

 

 

19?? - 1966
F8U-1P
 

 

 

1963 - 1978
EA-6A
   
 

 

 

1966 - 1990
RF4B
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VMC-3, VMCJ-3, VMFP-3  Deployments 
4. October 1975 - 19. December 1975 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. 1 RF-4B RF 610
13. March 1976 - 26. April 1976 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. 1 RF-4B RF 610
19. May 1976 - 22. June 1976 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. 1 RF-4B RF 610
19. July 1976 - 4. August 1976 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. 1 RF-4B RF 610
1. November 1976 - 17. December 1976 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. B RF-4B RF 610
11. January 1977 - 1. March 1977 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. B/C RF-4B RF 610
19. April 1977 - 25. August 1977 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. B/C RF-4B RF 610
18. August 1977 - 5. September 1977 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. A RF-4B RF 610
27. September 1977 - 21. December 1977 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. A RF-4B RF 610
11. April 1978 - 23. May 1978 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. A RF-4B RF 610
9. November 1978 - 23. December 1978 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
11. January 1979 - 20. February 1979 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
7. April 1979 - 18. June 1979 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
20. August 1979 - 14. September 1979 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
30. September 1979 - 20. February 1980 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
14. July 1980 - 26. November 1980 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
23. February 1981 - 5. June 1981 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B RF 610
26. June 1981 - 16. July 1981 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B NF 115
3. September 1981 - 6. October 1981 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B NF 115
7. March 1982 - 19. May 1982 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B NF 115
26. April 1982 - 18. June 1982 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B NF 115
14. September 1982 - 11. December 1982 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-5 Det. RF-4B NF 115
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VMC-3, VMCJ-3, VMFP-3  Commanding Officers 
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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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