MAG-33

MAG-33, H&MS-33, MALS-33

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H&MS-33 MAG-33

Patch

MAG patch is 1950 - Korea.

Sources

David Weber

Handle

Flying Gators

Heritage

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Home Ports

1944?: MCAS Cherry Point

1969?: MCAS El Toro, CA.

Air Wings

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Aircraft

Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:

Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:

Date?: H&MS-33 F-4B (two)

Date?: H&MS-33 TA-4F (six)

Date?: VMA-214 A-4E (nineteen)

Date?: VMA-223

For A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit see lower in this page:

Deployments

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Commanding Officers

1944?: Col Ward E. Dickey

Awards

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Awards continued

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Events

October 20, 1969: LCol. Herbert L. Wright, 41, and Lt. Col. Jerry E. Kehrle, 37, ejected safely and were rescued five miles off the Orange County coast Monday after their TA-4F (BuNo 154625) developed control difficulties. Redlands Daily Facts, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1969.

July 3, 1970: Capt. Stephen R. McComb, 27, and 1st Lt James P. Schwartz, 25, both stationed at MCAS El Toro, ejected safely Friday when their TA-4F (BuNo 154644) crashed 30 miles northwest of Crystal Springs enroute from NAS Alameda to Buckley ANG Base in Colorado. Nevada State Journal, Saturday, July 4, 1970.

Unit Photos

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Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit:

  • Douglas A4D-5 (A-4E) Skyhawk
    • 150029 c/n 13082
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150053 c/n 13106
      • 26 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150054 c/n 13107
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150102 c/n 13155
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 14 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150104 c/n 13157
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150107 c/n 13160
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151127 c/n 13297
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151129 c/n 13299
      • 24 Mar 1965 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Apr 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
  • Douglas TA-4F Skyhawk
    • 152857 C/N 13503
      • 05 Nov 1969 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 30 Jun 1971 - H&MS-13 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 152864 C/N 13510
      • 24 Nov 1970 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 29 Jan 1971 - H&MS-33 - Convert to TA-4J
      • 17 Apr 1971 - H&MS-13 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 153663 c/n 13601
      • 30 Oct 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 19 Nov 1968 - VMT-103 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 154620 c/n 13738
      • 11 Apr 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 Dec 1970 - H&MS-13 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 154623 c/n 13741
      • 10 May 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 Dec 1970 - H&MS-13 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 154624 c/n 13742
      • 09 May 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 Dec 1970 - H&MS-13 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 154625 c/n 13743
      • 01 Dec 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 20 Oct 1969 - Stricken - 1S
    • 154633 c/n 13751
      • 15 Jun 1970 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 Jun 1970 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 154644 c/n 13762
      • 01 Dec 1968 - H&MS-33 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Jul 1970 - Stricken - 1S

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