VMA-223

VMA-223 Bulldogs

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VMF-223 - 1942(?)
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Patch

01 MAY 1942 adopted the caricature of Bulldog wearing boxing gloves

Sources

David Weber

Cpl. Veronica Davis.

Doug Foreback.

Masaaki Hayakawa.

Takafumi Hiroe.

Tom Leavens

Sam Melville.

Frank J. Mirande.

C. J. Tapia.

Rusty Williams.

Robert Bensle

Barbara Glazier

Handle

01 MAY 1942 known as the Rainbow Squadron

Heritage

01 MAY 1943

12 Sep 1955 Redesignated VMA-223, MAG-15, 2d MAW, Air FMFPac

23 Apr 1956 Embarked on board the USS Wasp and sailed from San Diego for a deployment to the Far East.

4 Nov 1956 Returned to MAG-15, MCAS El Toro.

30 Mar 1963 Departed El Toro for Far East tour.

2 Apr 1963 Arrived at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan and assigned to MAG-12, 1st MAW, FMFPac.

2 Apr 1964 Returned to MCAS El Toro and assigned to MAG-15, 3d MAW, Air FMFPac.

1 Sep 1965 Departed San Diego on board the USS Valley Forge for Far East deployment.

15 Sep 1965 Arrived at Iwakuni, Japan and assigned to MAG-13, 1st MAW, FMFPac.

16 Dec 1965 Deployed to Chu Lai, RVN and assigned to MAG-12, 1st MAW, FMFPac.

4 Dec 1966 Departed RVN for Iwakuni, Japan and assigned to MAG-15(Rein), 9th MAB, FMFPac.

1 Mar 1967 Returned to Chu Lai, RVN and rejoined MAG-12(Rein).

3 Dec 1967 Deployed to Iwakuni, Japan and rejoined MAG-15(Rein).

23 Apr 1968 Returned to Chu Lai, RVN and rejoined MAG-12.

28 Jan 1970 Departed Chu Lai, RVN on trans-Pac flight to California.

8 Feb 1970 Arrived MCAS El Toro and assigned to MAG-33, 3d MAW, FMFPac.

1 Jun 1972 Relocated to MCAS Yuma, AZ and assigned to Marine Combat Crew Readiness Training Group 10, 3d MAW.

23 Jul 1976 Deployed to Iwakuni, Japan and assigned to MAG-12, 1st MAW.

Home Ports

1942: Air Station Ewa Oahu Hawaii

 

From the end of WWII and the Korean war: Bulldogs operated at Marine Corps. Air Station El Toro and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan

FEB 1970: Marine Corps. Air Station El Toro, California.

JUN 1972: Moved to Marine Corps. Air Station Yuma, Arizona.

Air Wings

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Aircraft

1942:------------ Brewster F2A Buffalo.

1942:------------ Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat.

JUN 1943--------- Chance Vought F4U-1 Corsair.

1945------------- Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair.

1953:------------ Grumman F9F-4 Panthers.

AUG 1957--------- North American FJ-4B Fury.

JAN 1961:-------- Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk*

Apr 1964:-------- Douglas A-4E Skyhawk *

AUG 1970: ------- Douglas A-4F Skyhawk.

1975:------------ A-4M Douglas Skyhawk.

OCT 1987--------- McDonnel Douglas AV-8B Harrier.

 

* November 30, 1962

The A4D-2N designation changed to A-4C

The A4D-5 designation changed to A-4E

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

Deployments

August 1942----------------- F4F-4 - Guadalcanal

10-23-64 to 05-16-65 Det T-- A-4C -- USS Yorktown CVS-10

Dec 1965 ------------------- A-4C -- Chu Lai, RVN from MCAS Iwakuni; picked up A-4E from VMA-311 at Chu Lai on arrival.

Dec 1965 - Nov 1966 -------- A-4E -- Chu Lai, RVN.

Dec 1966 - Feb 1967 -------- A-4C -- MCAS Iwakuni.

Mar 1967 - Nov 1967 -------- A-4E -- Chu Lai, RVN.

Dec 1967 - Mar 1968 -------- A-4C -- MCAS Iwakuni.

Apr 1968 - Oct 1968 -------- A-4C -- Chu Lai, RVN; picked up VMA-121 A-4E at Chu Lai.

Oct 1968 - Jan 1970 -------- A-4E -- Chu Lai, RVN.

Jan 1970 - Feb 1970 -------- A-4E -- Departed Chu Lai, RVN for Iwakuni and MCAS El Toro.

Commanding Officers

01 May 1942 – 31 Dec 1942 -- Capt J. L. Smith

01 Jan 1942 – 13 Jan 1942 -- 1stLt C. G. Winters

14 Jan 1943 – 25 Jan 1943 -- Capt H. K. Marvin

26 Jan 1943 – 03 Feb 1944 -- Capt M. E. Carl

04 Feb 1944 – 02 Jul 1944 -- Maj R. P. Keller

03 Jul 1944 – 13 Oct 1944 -- Maj D. Drucker

14 Oct 1944 – 30 Mar 1945 -- Maj R. F. Flaherty

31 Mar 1945 – 16 Apr 1945 -- Maj W. Teller

17 Apr 1945 – 23 Jul 1945 -- Maj H. E. King

24 Jul 1945 – 27 Feb 1946 -- Maj J. W. Ireland

28 Feb 1946 – 21 May 1947 -- Maj J. M. Johnson

22 May 1947 – 09 Jun 1947 -- Maj A. F. O’Keefe

10 Jun 1947 – 06 Mar 1948 -- Maj M. R. Yunck

07 Mar 1948 – 05 May 1948 -- Maj G. F. Bastian

06 May 1948 – 14 Jul 1948 -- LtCol N. T. Post

15 Jul 1948 – 24 Mar 1949 -- Maj R. W. Wyczawaski

25 Mar 1949 – 01 May 1949 -- Maj G. F. Vaughn

02 May 1949 – 15 May 1950 -- Maj D. D. Irvin

16 May 1950 – 19 Mar 1951 -- Maj T. G. Bronleewe

20 Mar 1951 – 09 Apr 1951 -- Maj R. R. Baker

10 Apr 1951 – 15 Jul 1951 -- LtCol F. E. Hollar

16 Jul 1951 – 08 Jul 1953 -- LtCol H. R. Barr

09 Jul 1953 – 28 Jan 1954 -- LtCol H. G. Dalton

29 Jan 1954 – 14 Jun 1954 -- LtCol A. W. Blackman

15 Jun 1954 – 31 Aug 1954 -- Maj J. M. Burris

01 Sep 1954 – 04 Nov 1954 -- LtCol J. McCuckin

05 Nov 1954 – 20 Sep 1955 -- Maj R. B. Laing

21 Sep 1955 – 04 Dec 1956 -- Maj V. E. Allen

05 Dec 1956 – 22 May 1958 -- LtCol W. C. Lemke

23 May 1958 – 21 Oct 1958 -- Maj E. A. Buford Jr.

22 Oct 1958 – 09 Nov 1959 -- LtCol D. E. Severance

10 Nov 1959 – 01 Aug 1960 -- Maj B. J. Frankovic

02 Aug 1960 – 12 Nov 1961 -- LtCol M. R. Stout

13 Nov 1961 – 30 Mar 1964 -- LtCol N. L. Hamm

31 Mar 1964 – 30 Sep 1964 -- LtCol L. H. Brandon

01 Oct 1964 – 15 Apr 1965 -- LtCol T. T. Gentry

16 Apr 1965 – 15 Jul 1965 -- Maj H. C. Colvin

16 Jul 1965 – 27 Sep 1965 -- LtCol R. C. Gray

28 Sep 1965 – 02 Apr 1966 -- LtCol A. Wilson

03 Apr 1966 – 26 Nov 1966 -- LtCol R. B. Sinclair

27 Nov 1966 – 25 Mar 1967 -- LtCol L. G. Taft

26 Mar 1967 – 26 Sep 1967 -- LtCol C. E. Deering

27 Sep 1967 – 30 Apr 1968 -- LtCol A. W. Anthony

01 May 1968 – 15 Oct 1968 -- LtCol E. D. Smith

16 Oct 1968 – 10 Apr 1969 -- Maj L. T. Preston Jr.

11 Apr 1969 – 27 Sep 1969 -- LtCol M. S. Newbill

28 Sep 1969 – 25 May 1971 -- LtCol J. W. Lazzo

26 May 1971 – 31 May 1972 -- Maj A. Oseguera

01 Jun 1972 – 07 Jun 1973 -- LtCol D. W. Dane

08 Jun 1973 – 20 Jun 1974 -- Maj M. J. Lenzini

21 Jun 1974 – 27 Jun 1975 -- Maj R. E. Merrihew

28 Jun 1975 – 22 Apr 1976 -- Maj J. A. Rooke

23 Apr 1976 – 11 Aug 1977 -- LtCol G. O. Booth

11 Aug 1977 – 10 Dec 1978 -- Maj P. R. Hemming

11 Dec 1978 – 12 Mar 1980 -- LtCol S. B. Turner

13 Mar 1980 – 12 Feb 1981 -- LtCol J. Keller

13 Feb 1981 – 04 Feb 1982 -- LtCol B. M. Greeley

05 Feb 1982 – 08 Sep 1983 -- LtCol R. A. Hellbusch

09 Sep 1983 – 31 May 1985 -- LtCol R. J. Short

01 Jun 1985 – 31 Oct 1987 -- LtCol M. J. Larson

01 Nov 1987 – 30 Jun 1989 -- LtCol R. H. Priest

01 Jul 1989 – 25 Oct 1990 -- LtCol L. M. Ricker

26 Oct 1990 – 17 Apr 1992 -- LtCol M. T. Triplett

18 Apr 1992 – 02 Dec 1993 -- LtCol W. F. O’Hara

03 Dec 1993 – 21 Jun 1995 -- LtCol G. W. Duncan

22 Jun 1995 – 30 Oct 1996 -- LtCol D. L. Lovejoy

31 Oct 1996 – 30 Oct 1998 -- LtCol R. F. Tomon

31 Oct 1998 – 04 Aug 2000 -- LtCol J. M. Davis

05 Aug 2000 – 21 Jun 2002 -- LtCol R. S. Pomarico

22 Jun 2002 – 11 Dec 2003 -- LtCol P. D. Woodmansee

12 Dec 2003 – 27 Oct 2004 -- LtCol J. T. Rahm

28 Oct 2004 – 26 Jul 2006 -- LtCol A. G. Shorter

27 Jul 2006 – 22 Feb 2008 -- LtCol D. W. Lancaster

23 Feb 2008 – 05 Mar 2009 -- LtCol M. W. Ketner

06 Mar 2009 – 13 Oct 2010 -- LtCol J. K. Adams

14 Oct 2010 – 25 May 2012 -- LtCol T. D. Gore

25 May 2012 – 10 Oct 2013 -- LtCol W. R. Sauerland Jr.

11 Oct 2013 – Present ------ LtCol R. T. McDuffie

Awards

Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Streamer with One Silver Star
Capture and defense of Guadalcanal, 21 Aug - 13 Oct 1942
Treasury- Bougainville operation, 13 Nov - 15 Dec 1948
Consolidation of the northern Solomons, 17 Feb 1944 - 11 Jan 1945
Consolidation of the southern Philippines, 10 Mar - 11 Jun 1945
Okinawa Gunto operation, 25 Jun - 14 Jul 1945

President Unit Citation Streamer with Two Bronze Stars Guadalcanal, 22 Aug - 13 Oct 1942 Okinawa, 25 Jun - 14 Jul 1945 Vietnam, 16 Dec 1965 - 1 Dec 1966 and 1 Mar - 15 Sep 1967

Navy Unit Commendation Streamer with Two Bronze Stars
Vietnam, 16 Dec 1965 - 15 Apr 1966
Vietnam, 15 Sep -1 Dec 1967
Vietnam, 24 Apr - 31 Mar 1969

WW II Victory Streamer
1 May 1942 - 31 Dec 1946

Navy Occupation Service Streamer with Asia and Europe Clasp
Okinawa, 2 Sep 1945 - 11 Feb 1946
Europe, 6 Sep 1949 - 17 Jan 1950

National Defense Service Streamer with One Bronze Star
27 Jun 1950 - 27 Jul 1954
1 Jan 1961-15 Aug 1974

Korean Service Streamer
Japan, 11 Sep 1953 -27 Jul 1954

Vietnam Service Streamer with Two Silver Stars
Vietnam Defense Campaign, 16 Dec - 24 Dec 1965
Vietnamese Counteroffensive Campaign, 25 Dec 1965 - 30 Jun 1966
Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase II, 1 Jul - 4 Dec 1966 and 1 Mar - 31 May 1967
Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase III, 1 Jun -2 Dec 1967
Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase IV, 23 Apr - 30 Jun 1968
Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase V, 1 Jul - 1 Nov 1968
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase VI, 2 Nov 1968 - 22 Feb 1969
Tet 69/Counteroffensive, 23 Feb - 8 Jun 1969
Vietnam, Summer-Fall 1969, 9 Jun - 31 Oct 1969
Vietnam, Winter-Spring 1970, 1 Nov 1969 - 7 Feb 1970

Philippine Liberation Streamer with One Bronze Star
10 Mar- 11 Jun 1945

Philippine Presidential Citation Streamer
12 Jan - 15 May 1945

Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm
16 Dec 1965 - 4 Dec 1966, 1 Mar 1967 - 20 Sep 1969

Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Civil Actions Streamer
21 Sep 1969 -7 Feb 1970

additional info

Events

May 1, 1942 commissioned: Marine Fighter Squadron two two three was commissioned May 1, 1942 at Marine Corps. Air Station Ewa Oahu, territory of Hawaii, assigned to MAG 23.

August 1942: The first squadron committed to combat in skies of Guadalcanal equipped with eighteen Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcats"

August 1942: Commanding Officer Major John L. Smith was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

1942: Major Marion E. Carl became the Marine Corps. first "ace"; awarded two Navy Crosses.

June 1943: Grumman Wildcats replaced by the Chance Vaught F4U-1 Corsair.

From the end of WWII and the Korean war: Bulldogs operated at Marine Corps. Air Station El Toro, Marine Corps. Air Station Cherry Point; Aboard the aircraft carriers: USS Leyte, USS Wright, USS Saipan, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, USS Taraw, USS Midway and USS Bennington. All the time flying F4U-4 "Corsairs" then changing over to Grumman F9F-4 "Panthers" during the Korean War.

December 1954: Returned to Marine Corps. Air Station El Toro from a deployment in Japan.

August 1957: Accepted and trained in FJ-4 Fury

1959: VMA 223 was in Lebanon to assist the Lebanon Government. As a result of this deployment, VMA 223 had painted a cobra on forward portion of all aircraft fuselage to signify the operation.

1959-1963
Unit Pictures from Barbara Glazier

1957-1960: FJ-4B Fury WP-3 and squadron personnel spelling out VMA-223.

1957-1960: FJ-4B Fury WP-3 and squadron personnel.

1959-1963: Pictures were taken at El Toro marine base between 1959-1962. My husband, Cpl. Robert H. Glazier (Baby Huey) was stationed there. Some of his buddies were John Craig Smith (Smitty), from New Haven, CT and Willard Lucus (Luke), from Chicago, IL. 
One of my memories was the XMAS party the squadron had for orphaned boys in the hangar. All the guys bought toy guns and holsters for themselves and the kids, and played cowboys in the hangar. Santa rode in on top of a jet, in front of the tail. They made snowmen out of tumbleweed and painted them white.
There also was the great football game between the Marines and the guys from Tustin (LTA). Eel Toro won!
And then their was the blood these guys lined guys lined up for to give a little girl blood.
We loved renting tents from special services and camping on Huntington Beach, it was called "Tin Can Beach" at the time, because that's what was thrown on the beach."
Barbara A. Glazier wife of Cpl Robert H. Glazier.

January 1961: Accepted the Douglas A4D-2N, later designated as the A-4C Skyhawk.

November 5, 1962: 1st Lt. Richard S. Horsfall, 25, was fatally injured Friday when his aircraft (BuNo 148563) crashed in landing at NAS Atsugi. The Bridgeport Post, Tuesday, November 6, 1962.

July 5, 1963: 1st Lt. James E. Graham, 27, was killed and Maj. William Oliver Bonsall, 34, was missing after an apparent collision. The VMA-223 A-4C Skyhawks (BuNo 147794 & BuNo 148451) crashed at the 2,800' level of Mt. Komagatke 17 miles north of Mt. Fuji. They were enroute from NAS Atsugi to MCAS Iwakuni. Pacific Stars & Stripes, Monday, July 8, 1963.

October 1964 to May 1965: VMA-223 Det T deployed USS Yorktown (CVS-10) flying A-4C Skyhawks.

December 7, 1964: 0942 a Sidewinder missile motor on A-4C BuNo 148482 ignited causing a jet fuel fire on flight deck. 0958 Injury report to follow. 1710 Received injury report Cpl. Reginald E. Matthews of VMA-223 received 1st & 2nd degree burns of feet and hands while working on the flight deck, admitted to ward. PFC David F. Prince received 1st degree burns on head, face and ankles. Treated and admitted to ward.  USS Yorktown, deck log, Deck log (cont.), Monday, December 7, 1964. Note: A-4C BuNo 148482 was repaired by FAWPRA at NAS Atsugi, Japan and went to VA-153 on June 14, 1965.

April 1965: six pilots from VMA-223 set an impressive record while on board the USS Yorktown (CVS 10). With only four Skyhawks, the pilots made 1,200 carrier landings without a mishap. The squadron safety record was now one of the most envied in the Marine Corps.

February 17, 1965: Capt. Kent Roberts, 30, was killed today when he failed to pull out of a simulated target run during low altitude reconnaissance flight and  his A-4E Skyhawk (BuNo 150103) crashed in hilly brush country 15 miles SE of Idyllwild, CA. Redlands Daily Facts, Wednesday, February 17, 1965.

September 1, 1965: VMA-223 departed NAS North Island on board the USS Valley Forge (LPH 8). The Bulldogs arrived at MCAS, Iwakuni, Japan on 15 September where they were assigned to MAG-13, 1st MAW. The squadron remained in Japan training until 15 December. Then, under the command of LCol. Alexander Wilson, it joined MAG-12 at Chu Lai, Vietnam, relieving VMA-311 which returned to Japan after operating in Vietnam since 1 June 1965. Before the day had ended, VMA-223 had flown its first combat mission in Vietnam.

April 29, 1966: Capt. William Francis Mullen was killed when he was shot down (BuNo 151047) on his first low level pass during a strike against gun emplacements near the Ban Karai Pass in Laos. He was last seen on fire and entering cloud cover heading north.

June 3, 1966: Capt. Ralph Warren Caspole was killed when his Skyhawk (BuNo 152047) was hit by automatic weapons fire during his 7th strafing pass while attacking VC troops in the open approximately 75 miles south of Chu Lai in II Corps and two mile south of Gia An. Capt. Caspole, flying the lead position in a two-plane section, had expended his Mark-77 napalm bombs and was strafing with 20mm fire when his jet burst into fire as he was pulling out of a run. The A-4 crashed near the target area and the wingman plus two other Skyhawks of VMA-223, which were diverted to provide rescue cover, orbited the area while helicopters searched for the downed pilot. The rescue operations were terminated after it was apparent the pilot had not survived the crash. 

June 24, 1966: Major Ralph K. Park's Skyhawk settled back onto the runway after takeoff rupturing the centerline fuel tank. The aircraft slid down the runway leaving a trail of flames behind it; approaching the end of the runway Major Park ejected. Major Park suffered a fractured ankle and first and second degree bums and the Skyhawk received major damage and was transferred to the rework facility in Japan.

November 25, 1966: Capt Claude Nathanial Williams was part of an advanced party from VMA-121 in Iwakuni, Japan that was sent to Chu Lai ahead of the squadrons official arrival on 1 Dec 1966. Capt Williams was killed in an operational accident while attempting to land VMA-223 A-4E 151123 at 0505 (5:05AM) on 25 November 1966. Chu Lai base weather (rain, fog and 800-2~000 foot overcast skies) caused cancellation of eight F-4 and 96 A-4 sorties. Winds were 280 degrees at 8-10 knots shifting to 050-090 degrees with gusts to 19 knots.

March 16, 1967: Capt. Stanley P. Krueger ejected 15 miles off the coast after his Skyhawk (BuNo 151188) was hit in the stbd wing by ground fire and caught fire during a night time attack on an automatics weapons site just north of the DMZ. An Air Force SAR helicopter quickly arrived and returned the uninjured Capt. Krueger to safety.

May 11, 1967: Maj. Robert Lee Snyder (MAG-12 staff) was killed when his Skyhawk (BuNo 151997) was hit by an SA-2 missile during a night TPQ-10 (radar guided bombing) mission 15 miles north of the DMZ. Although Maj. Snyder was hit near Dong Hai as he was about to roll in on target from 17,000 feet he managed to nurse his aircraft toward South Vietnam until it crashed in the DMZ.

May 13, 1967: Capt. George A. Kinser ejected after his Skyhawk (BuNo 152060) was hit by ground fire on his 2nd pass attacking NVN troops five miles W of Dong Ha. Capt. Kinser was rescued by helicopter approximately three miles northwest of Dong Ha.

August 13, 1967: Capt. Wesley Robert Phenegar (H&MS-12) was killed when the engine failed on his VMA-223 Skyhawk (BuNo 152054) as he was returning from a combat mission and crashed in Quong Tin Prov.

April 1968: Deployed to Chu Lai, RVN with the A-4C Skyhawk.

May 6, 1968: Capt. Manual A. Guzman ejected and was rescued by helicopter when he was leading a two plane section to the A Shau Valley and was passing through 10,000 feet over the target when his jet (BuNo 145096) collided with VMA-311 A-4E BuNo 151198 that was leaving the target area. Capt. Guzman lost control of his jet and had to eject immediately, while Maj. Norman E. Pridgen, the pilot of the other Skyhawk, was able to reach the coast before having to eject. Both pilots were rescued by helicopter.

May 13, 1968: Cpl. Arthur L. Waldorf was critically burned in a flash fire which occurred during refueling operations on the flight line after a night combat mission. Cpl. Albert J. Faung, seeing Cpl. Waldorf engulfed in flames, rushed to him, tore off his burning clothing, and helped him to a nearby water barrel. Cpl. Waldorf was evacuated to Japan, but died from his injuries on 22 May. Cpl. Faung was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroic attempt to save Waldorf from the flames.

May 24, 1968: Capt. Steven J. Driscoll was shot down (BuNo 148549) by .50 caliber fire while attacking an enemy gun position near Tien Phuoc, 30 miles northwest of Chu Lai. He flew several miles south before successfully ejecting and was rescued by a USAF helicopter.

June 6, 1968: Capt. Charles B. Coltrin was taxiing into the line when the left brake failed. The plane veered to the right and ran off the taxiway hitting a passenger boarding ramp with the right wing tip. The nose and main gear then sank into soft sand and the aircraft overturned. Capt. Coltrin was uninjured but the jet was seriously damaged. 

June 25, 1968: Capt. Charles B. Coltrin ejected safely after his Skyhawk (BuNo 147804) was hit by .50 caliber ground fire while attacking an automatic weapons position near Khe Sanh. The aircraft went out of control and was recovered by helicopter. 

October 1, 1968: All hopes of salvaging the squadron's safety record came to an abrupt end when an A-4 (BuNo 147767) flown by 1st Lt. David I. Habermacher, Jr., crashed. On take-off for a single plane ground controlled bombing mission his left main tire blew and he lifted off on the extreme left side of the runway. The right main gear struck the MOREST arresting gear engine and the left gear struck a revetment. As the aircraft began to settle Lt. Habermacher safely ejected while his Skyhawk hit the ground and burst into flames and was completely destroyed. From Mark Williams. 

North Vietnamese gunners shot down an A-4 Skyhawk (H&MS-11 BuNo 153523) acting as an artillery spotter for the USS New Jersey, but paid dearly. The mighty ship swung her 16 inch guns from the targets she was devastating near the DMZ and blew the AAA batteries to pieces. The two pilots were rescued as the U.S. chalked up its 902nd air loss of the war over the north. Two other Skyhawks (VMA-121 BuNo 151159 and VMA-223 BuNo 147767) were lost apparently by accident during landings and takeoffs at Chu Lai in South Vietnam. Both Marine pilots escaped. UPI, San Mateo Times, October 2, 1968

October 21, 1968: Capt. David A. Wellman landed at Chu Lai just after dark on a return flight from Ubon. With his attention focused primarily on watching the runway ahead of him. Captain Wellman did not notice that he was on the right edge of the runway until just before the right wing of his Skyhawk (BuNo 151122) struck the arresting gear revetment. As the aircraft continued up the runway, the wing separated from the fuselage. The pilot suffered an injured shoulder, and the A-4 was destroyed. And from Mark Williams ... the blivet broke up scattering coke cans for over 1,000 feet. 

1965 - February 1970: Supported military operations in Vietnam including 1,234 sorties flown in May 1967, and delivering 1,723 tons of ordnance in December 1968

January 24, 1969: Capt. Michael P. Green was shot down while flying close air support for units of the 1st Marine Division near Thuong Duc. Capt. Green received several hits from enemy small arms fire, but he managed to get the crippled Skyhawk (BuNo 151097) out over the ocean before he ejected. A U. S. Navy boat picked him up and returned him, uninjured, to Chu Lai.

February 1970: TransPac the Squadron Skyhawk to Marine Corps. Air Station El Toro, California.

August 1970: Received the A-4F Skyhawk.

August 12, 1971: A-4F Skyhawk BuNo 155041 was damaged in an accident and was SOC.
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October 22, 1971: A-4F Skyhawk BuNo 155038 was damaged in an accident and was SOC.
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June 1972: Moved to Marine Corps. Air Station Yuma, Arizona.

1975: Became the first Fleet Squadron to recieve the Douglas A-4M Skyhawk, the most advanced version of Skyhawk series.

May 1976: All nine Fighter and Attack Squadrons in the Marine Air Wing competed in a 3 day Air to Ground firepower exercise. VMA-223 with the new "A-4 Mikes" won top honors.

July 1976: The Bulldogs deployed to Iwakuni, Japan for 12 month tour.

April 18, 1977: Capt. Cliff Gion was pulled off the runway because the MOREST was set on one side for an A-6 and departed the runway 800 feet after hook disengagement crossing a cement slab shearing the nose gear allowing the nose to strike the ground and pirouette around the nose landing gear, Iwakuni, 18 April 1977. From Cliff Gion. The flight leader briefed the pilots to make MOREST landings because of wind conditions. After the 1st A-4 successfully trapped an A-6 pilot called in for an emergency landing. Both  arresting gear NCO's attempted to change the throttles on the arresting gear to accommodate the A-6, but one wasn't able to change the setting and informed the tower that the M-21 gear was down. Shortly thereafter the tower cleared the 2nd A-4 (BuNo 159482) for a MOREST landing. The pit NCO again advised the tower that the MOREST was down. The tower didn't respond and the A-4 trapped. During the rollout sequence the pilot started to pull the lower ejection handle but elected not to when he saw mud spraying past the canopy. From the accident report. 159482 - The aftermath 159482 - The aftermath

August 1977: Returned to CONUS relocating to Marine Corps. Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

August 14, 1978: 1st Lt. Michael E. Zuehlike, 27, was killed when his VMA-223 A-4M Skyhawk (BuNo 158157) crashed Monday night during bombing practice at the Navy's Dare target complex 15 miles south of Roanoke Island. Burlington Times-News, Tuesday, August 15, 1978.

October 31, 1980: Maj. James H. “Flash” Merrill, 38, XO VMA-223 Bulldogs, crashed leading a 2 ship Gun Run with Capt. Peterson near MCAS Cherry Point, NC in a A4M Skyhawk. According to members of the recovery team the outboard ½ of the right slat was found ¼ mi from the impact sight. From Sgt. Bobby G. Sides, USMC, 6012 (Plane Captain) 1979-1983, VMA-223, H&MS-32. The pilot of an A-4 Skyhawk died when the airplane crashed Friday morning, near Stacy, about 25 miles east of MCAS Cherry Point. The Marine Corps would not release the name of the pilot until it notifies his next-of-kin The crash occurred at 10:11 a.m. on private property in Carteret County. Burlington Times-News, Saturday, November 1, 1980. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 158153 was destroyed at Dare county target after aircraft crashed into ground after bird strike during ordnance run, 31 October 1980. Pilot fatal. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester.

May 1981: Deployed to Iwakuni, Japan for six months.

September 9, 1981: 1st Lt. George M. Panasuk, 26, (VMA-223) ejected safely when his A-4M Skyhawk (BuNo 158151) crashed today into a mountain in western Japan about 60 miles NW of MCAS Iwakuni. The Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, IN, Wednesday, September 9, 1981 and Pacific Stars and Stripes, Saturday, September 12, 1981. Official Accident summary stated pilot ejected after aircraft departed controlled flight. According to a squadron pilot Tojo had a slat departure and ejected just west of Iwakuni. From Jim Winchester. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 158151 was destroyed at Iwakuni after aircraft departed controlled flight, 09 September 1981. Pilot ejected. Minor injury. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester.

October 19, 1981: Tony “Pizza” Decandia ejected safely after an in-flight explosion doing gunnery practice over the South China Sea. Even though one shoulder was severely injured and dislocated, he managed to get in his raft. At this point, the other members assumed an scene command and set up a high/low cover so one guy could keep an eye on the raft and the other as radio relay since it was a couple of hundred miles out. We started to set up a cycle of A-4’s to make sure always to have eyes on Tony. The Navy launched an SH-3 crew who made an heroic flight to get Tony. They were at their max range, but they refused to leave him out there. They managed to pick Tony up and return to Cubi on fumes. From Pete Meyer. Official Accident summary stated aircraft crashed into sea following explosions, pilot ejected. Unofficially it was "Tony" had his jet blow up in the gun pattern off the Philippines. Speculation was that "Betty" shot him down, being out of position in the gun pattern. From Jim Winchester. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160241 was destroyed at South China Sea when aircraft crashed at sea following explosions, 19 October 1981. Pilot ejected. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester.

November 5, 1981: 1st Lt. Mark R. “Ragu” Savarese, 25, was rescued when his A-4M Skyhawk from MCAS Iwakuni crashed into Japanese waters and sank 10 miles south of Iwakuni Thursday. Pacific Stars and Stripes, Sunday, November 8, 1981. Saverese became the only A-4 Submarine driver… I flew with him in VMAT 102 when I was an instructor there. Later he told me he was flying wing and the lead got too low and dusted him off … he sank and had to manually release himself from the aircraft.  As I recall he was about 15 feet deep. From Paul E. Backs, 28 January 2016. About 45 minutes after takeoff the flight encountered icing and informed the leader that he had lost his airspeed indicator. The flight leader called on Ragu to fly in close formation so they could make a section approach to Iwakuni. The leader would make a missed approach and drop Ragu off when the "meatball" landing aid was sighted. Just after lowering flaps and landing gear in light rain and fog they became separated and Ragu ended up in the water. From Jim Winchester. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 158421 was destroyed at Iwakuni when aircraft crashed into sea during night instrument approach, 05 November 1981. Pilot rescued. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester.

May 1982: Returned to CONUS at Marine Corps. Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

1983-1987: Deployed numerous times participating in excercises throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

April 16, 1985: Maj. E.W. Powers, MCAS Yuma Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1, ejected safely before his A-4M jet crashed Sunday. Powers was flying back to the base after experiencing trouble, Arizona Republic, Tuesday, 16 April 1985. Lost control during post maintenance check flight near Yuma, AZ. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160257 was destroyed at Yuma when aircraft experienced fire and loss of control on PMCF. 14 April 1985. Aircrew ejected. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester.

October 29, 1985: 1st Lt. Robin Helton (30) was killed when his single seat A-4 Skyhawk enroute from Nevada to MCAS Cherry Point, NC crashed in a wooded area near Boiling Spring, SC. Rescue workers searched through woods littered with wreckage from an A-4M Skyhawk Wednesday for 30 year old Marine pilot Robin Helton, not knowing if he ejected before the crash. The jet went down about 6 p.m. Tuesday in a wooded are in northers Spartanburg County. Shortly before the crash air traffic controllers heard the pilot say he was in trouble. At 6:05 he declared an emergency and started a descent. Official at MCAS Cherry Point confirmed the plane was one of three in VMA-223 returning after a refueling stop at NAS Millington. Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Thursday, 31 October 1985. Official reports after the crash pointed to a failure in the plane’s oxygen and communications system as a possible cause. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160242 was destroyed at South Carolina when the aircraft crashed into ground during ferry flight. 29 October 1985. 1 fatality. Naval Safety Center via Jim Winchester. Oxygen starvation was the final outcome of the AB. Scuttlebutt from Bill Egan.

Town recalls pilot killed in 1985 Skyhawk crash by Lee G. Healy - Times and Democrat, Spartanburg, SC, Sunday, November 7, 2010.
BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. — The thick wooded area where Marine 1st Lt. Robin Helton’s plane crashed 25 years ago is now a bustling Boiling Springs subdivision.
The scraps of scattered metal have long been cleared away and, until recently, a toppled monument was all that alluded to the deadly crash that brought a community together on a cold, rainy day.
The Boiling Springs community recently gathered again at the site, but this time to celebrate Helton’s memory and his service to his country.
Helton’s family, including his widow Connie Helton Mastrangelo, daughter Robyn Helton (who was just 7 months old when her father died), parents Don and Kathryn Helton, and others also returned for a short memorial and to unveil a new monument that will alert all passers-by to the ultimate sacrifice by a young Marine, husband and father.
On Oct. 29, 1985, Helton was flying a one-seat A-4 Skyhawk fighter plane from Nevada to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., where Helton had been stationed. Official reports after the crash pointed to a failure in the plane’s oxygen and communications system as a possible cause. Some 300 volunteers and rescue workers descended on the scene.
Despite the tragic circumstances that now connect her to Boiling Springs, Mastrangelo called the visit a homecoming. The Huntington, W.Va., resident has returned to Spartanburg about five times since her Helton’s death and each time is received with a warm welcome, as if by family.
“It is like coming home,” she said. “Everyone here is just like family. The Southern hospitality is alive here in Spartanburg.”
A monument was erected near the crash site in 1986, but it has since been moved away from the homes in the new Greene Creek subdivision and closer to Highway 9. Vandals have several times pushed the stone tablet over, prompting a local effort to install a new, sturdier monument.
Mastrangelo said she couldn’t thank the Boiling Springs community enough for the gesture, and for continuing to remember her husband. She reconnected with some of the rescuers she met 25 years ago, and again extended her gratitude for their efforts then and now.
Stewart Taylor was among the familiar faces. The 74-year-old Boiling Springs resident was a volunteer firefighter with the Boiling Springs Fire Department when Helton’s plane went down. He remembers the long hours spent at the crash site, and said it looked like a bomb exploded in the then-rural part of Spartanburg County.
It was the first emergency of that magnitude Taylor, or many from the department, had ever responded to. Taylor said the crash helped shape policies and procedures for the department.
“It’s wonderful to see what has happened here,” Taylor said, noting that he’s attended every local ceremony in Helton’s memory. The Army veteran said he feels a lifelong connection to the pilot, although the two never met.
Retired Marine Brig. Gen. Al Huey of Boiling Springs helped organize the recent event and said he felt a connection to Helton as a fellow Corps aviator.
“He’s tied to this community forever,” Huey said. “This community has really embraced him.”

1987: VMA-223 was the last (as they were the first) operational A-4M squadron on the East Coast.

October 1987: Transitioned to McDonnel Douglas AV-8B Harrier.

May 1989: Aboard the USS Nassau (LHA-4) in support of the 26th MEU.

September 1989: With the exception of personnel deployed on the USS Nassau (LHA-4), VMA-223 deployed to CFB Cold Lake Canada for training with Canadian Forces.

March 1990: Deployed aboard USS Saipan (LHA-2) supporting the 22nd MEU. Participated in "Operation Sharp Edge" flying armed combat air patrol missions supporting non-combatant evacuation operations in Liberia.

January 1991: Deployed a 6 plane detatchment to NAS Rota Spain for contingency operations supporting "Operation Desert Shield/Storm"

June 1991: Deployed abourd USS Wasp (LHD-1) with 10 Harriers, supporting the 26th MEU.

December 1993: VMA-223 took delivery of the AV-8B II Plus Radar/Night Attack Harrier.

1994: Deployments to Hill Air Farce Base, Utah; 29 Palms, California; Indian Springs, Nevada

1994: VMA-223 developed the first Harrier night system capabilities on the east coast.

October 1994: Deployed aboard USS Nassau (LHA-4) with the 22nd MEU. Flew sorties as part of operations "Provide Promise", "Sharp Edge", and "Deny Flight" supporting United Nations operations in Bosnia.

September 1996: Changed back to the day attack Harrier.

Unit Photos

BuNo 150049, WP-8, as she taxies by the photographer. Unknown photographer via W. Mutza.

NOV-DEC 1964: Bulldogs DET T Skyhawks aboard the Yorktown, front to back BuNo 148482, WP-83, BuNo 150599, WP-84, BuNo 148501, WP-81 and BuNo 148525, WP-82 along with S-2 Trackers from VS-23 & VS-25. U.S. Navy from "Boom" Powell.

NOV65: VMA-223 Skyhawks: A-4E BuNo. 150106, side number WP 16 and A-4E side number WP 4 pictured flying over Mount Fuji, Japan - November 1965. Photograph from Rusty Williams.

OCT 1966: BuNo 151140, WP-4, parked on the ramp next to BuNo 150011, WP-15. Unknown photographer via W. Mutza.

Date Unknown: VMA-223 159487 on the ramp, location unknown. Name below the canopy is Lt.Col. Sam Turner.
VMA-223 159783 on the ramp, location unknown.
VMA-223 160039 on the ramp. Photos by G.B. Rhodes.

1966: right rear view as Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 152051, WP-4, uses JATO bottles to hasten its ascent from the Chu Lai runway. The JATO bottles reduced the takeoff distance by half. National Archives.

OCT 1966: BuNo 150011, WP-10. parked on the line next to BuNo 151140, WP-4. Unknown photographer via W. Mutza

1968: A-4E Skyhawk BuNo. 151129 Bulldog WP 20 the rudder painted yellow, landing at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan. Color photograph by and courtesy of Takafumi Hiroe of Yokohama, Japan.

23 October 1968: Bulldog A-4E Skyhawk BuNo. 151999, WP 17, the rudder painted yellow, landing at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan. Color photograph by and courtesy of Takafumi Hiroe of Yokohama, Japan.

1968: In front of BuNo 148505, "Bombed, strafed, napalmed and rocketed. Other Stuff Too. Made Lots Of Holes In The Ground. Tore up a lot of jungle. Killed some people. Saved a few Marines who were fighting on the ground. I flew with VMA-223 and 121 till going to DaNang as a TACA(Tactical Air Controller Airborne)." From Col. R. Clapp, USMC (Retd).

1968: BuNo 149973 lifting off. "Me off to bomb some enemy trees. Friend of mine was runway duty officer and took this pic. Gave it to me later." From Col. R. Clapp, USMC (Retd)

1968: VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4E Skyhawk BuNo 151033, WP-6, taxiing with empty MER's, SEA. Official U.S. Navy.

24 July 1968: VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4C Skyhawks BuNo 149605, WP-21, and BuNo 145103, WP-3, based at Chu Lai in-flight with bombs, rockets, and 20mm cannons over I Corps ready to support allied forces in that area. Official USMC photo by 1st Lieutenant Joe Collins. From the Jonathan Abel Collection (COLL/3611), Marine Corps Archives and Special Collections.

May 1969: BuNo 149661 WP-07 preparing to taxi.
BuNo 150089 WP-09 parked in a revetment at Chu Lai.
BuNo 150121 WP 24 in-flight with a combat load.
BuNo 151033 WP-06 in-flight.
BuNo 151033 WP-06 in-flight. Looks like she is carrying a buddy store for a tanker mission.
BuNo 151186 WP-01 loaded with a "Daisy Cutter". Pilot is J. Jones.
BuNo 51186 WP-01 and WP-04 being pre-flighted by their pilots.
BuNo 151186 WP-01 taxi. Photos from Mark Williams.

20OCT69: VMA-223 A-4E Skyhawk BuNo. 151186, side number WP 1, is pictured holding short for takeoff at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan. The Scooter came to Atsugi for repair. This close up of 151186 displays BULLDOG 1 painted on the nose section and identifies the pilot as Commanding Officer Lt.Col M. S. Newbill, USMC. Photograph by and courtesy of Masaaki Hayakawa.
JAN2002: BuNo.151186 on display at NAS Oceana Airpark. Photo by Art Horsch.

Chu Lai RVN 1968 to 1969: VMA-223 Avionics Tech Robert Bensle:







VMA-223 Hooch at Chu Lai. Photos from Robert Bensle.

VMA-223 Drivers recognize the 5000th Combat Sortie.

10JAN70: VMA-223 A-4E Skyhawk BuNo. 152099, side number WP 18, at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan. A tug pulls 152099 to the Atsugi repair facility. Notice the engine inlet filters to protect the turbine from FOD (Foreign Object Damage). Photograph by and courtesy of Masaaki Hayakawa.

1970-1975: VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4F Skyhawk BuNo 155031, WP-8, on the ramp next to WP-12. Unknown source.

Circa 1975: BuNo 155056, VMA-223 WP-4, on the ramp.
BuNo 159486 of VMA-223 on the ramp. Source and date unknown.

March 1976: BuNo 158158, WP-18, assigned to LT Mike "Jingles" Thumm, parked on the line. Rob Mignard.

OCT76: Left front view of VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4M Skyhawk BuNo 159479, WP-9, on the ramp, NAF Misawa, 30 Name below the canopy is CAPT PE Backs. At left is a VAW-115 Liberty Bells E-2B Hawkeye. Copyright R.W. Harrison.

October 1976 RNZAF A-4K 157905 NZ6202 and VMA-223 A-4M 159490 WP-10 (CAPT G.W. Pickett) at Amberley. RNZAF Official via Don Simms and Phil Thompson.

15 April 1977: A-4M Skyhawk BuNo. 159483 Bulldog WP 00 taxiing at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan. Color photograph by and courtesy of Takafumi Hiroe of Yokohama, Japan.

18 April 1977: A-4M Skyhawk BuNo 159482, WP-12, after Capt. Cliff Gion was pulled off the runway because the MOREST was miss-set on one side for an A-6 Intruder, Iwakuni. A-4M Skyhawk BuNo 159482, WP-12, damage after Capt. Cliff Gion was pulled off the runway because the MOREST was miss-set on one side for an A-6 Intruder, Iwakuni. Official U.S. Navy photos.

AUG 1977: Bulldogs Skyhawks, r-l: BuNo 159486, WP-16; BuNo 159477, WP-7; and BuNo 159484, WP-14 at RAAF Amberly. Rob Mignard.

07 JAN 1978: Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 159483, WP-00, parked on the ramp configured with a pair of drop-tanks, Kelly AFB. Dr. C.A. "Sketch" Eddy.

12 SEP 1978: left side view of VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4M Skyhawk BuNo 160022, WP-2, on the flight line with a pair of MER's with practice bombs and a centerline drop tank. Name on the canopy rail is MAJ Phil "Guts" Hemming. Photo by G. B. Rhodes.

04 OCT 1978: right side view of VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4M BuNo 160039, WP-4, as it taxis by the photographer at NAS Memphis. Name below the canopy rail is CPL "Redneck" Myers. Photo by D. Wilton.

1978: In-flight view of Avengers Skyhawk BuNo 158418, CF-14, VMAT-102 Skyhawks BuNo 159786, SC-13, VMA-223 Bulldogs BuNo 159486, WP-16 & VMA(AW)-242 Bats Intruder BuNo 152953, DT-14. Harry Gann.

Jan 1978: BuNo 160022, WP-2, on the flight line with a pair of drop tanks. Photo by C.A. Eddt, G. Verver collection.

10 Apr 1978: Avengers Skyhawk BuNo 159486, WP-16, assigned to LT Ron Schlitt taxiing under the direction of the plane captain. Photo by D. Wilton, G. Verver collection.

September 1978: VMA-223 Skyhawk Line. VMA-223 "Bulldog" Skyhawks at Pax River. Photograph by Tom Leavens.

12 Sept 1978: BuNo 159483, WP-00, parked on the ramp. Photo by G.B. Rhodes, G. Verver collection.

1978: A-4M Skyhawk BuNo. 158421. A-4M 158421 of VMA-223 "Bulldogs", based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, approaching Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, on March 24, 1978. Color scheme is Gloss Gull Gray over gloss Insignia White, with colorful markings. This Skyhawk apparently crashed in November 1981. From a photograph by Frank J. Mirande.

27FEB79: Six Marine A-4M's in precise formation. BuNo's left to right are 159483, 158158, 149490, 159477, 158171 & 158187. Looks like well-used ZUNI launchers on the outboard wing stations. Douglas photos from Gary Verver Collection that were of the 27 Feb 1979 News Release from McDonnel Douglas.

12SEP78: Avengers Skyhawk BuNo 159486, WP-16, assigned to LT Ron Schlitt being attended to by the ground crew. Photo by G.B. Rhodes, Gary Verver Collection.

13JAN79: Pic1 of Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 159486, WP-16, as she taxies by the photographer. Dr. C.A. "Sketch" Eddy.

13JAN79: Pic2 of Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 159486, WP-16, as she taxies by the photographer. Dr. C.A. "Sketch" Eddy.

AUG79: VMA-223 160036 on the ramp at Scott AFB, photographer unknown.

Aug 1979: BuNo 159484, WP-14, as she taxies by the photographer at Andrews AFB, August 1979. Name below the canopy rail is CAPT Kevin Leffler. Gary Verver Collection.

OCT79: BuNo 159479, WP-9, parked on the line. Rob Mignard.

1980s: Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 160259, WP-01, manned and ready to go. Phil Jarvis.

1980: BuNo 159483, WP-20, parked on the line. Name below the stbd cockpit rail is SGT Scott Woodring. Unknown photographer via W. Mutza.

March 1980: Left front view of Bulldogs Skyhawk BuNo 158158, WP-18, parked on the ramp. Name below the canopy rail is LT Mike "Jingles" Thumm. Gary Verver Collection.

May 1980: BuNo 160039, WP-4, parked on the ramp with a centerline tank. Name below the canopy rail is MAJ Enoch Sprietsma. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY80: May 1980 BuNo 160036, WP-22, parked on the ramp with a centerline tank. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY80:BuNo 159478, WP-8, parked on the ramp with a centerline tank. Name below the canopy rail is CPL Sonny Davis. At right is A-4M BuNo 160244, WP-4. Gary Verver Collection

MAY80: BuNo 159479, WP-9, parked on the ramp with a underwing drop tanks. At left is A-4M BuNo 160252. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY80: BuNo 160246, WP-1, parked on the flight line with a centerline drop tank next to BuNo 159478. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY80: BuNo 160253, WP-7, parked on the flight-line with a center-line tank next to A-4M BuNo 159478, WP-8. Gary Verver Collection

MAY80: VMA-223 160036 on the ramp, location unknown. Name below the canopy is LCPL Frasier JJ.

JUN80: VMA-223 160246 location unknown. Name below the canopy is Lt.Col. Gerry Keller. At left is USAF T-37B 68-8029. W. Hartman.

Circa 1980: BuNo 160258, WP-18, parked on the ramp. Photo from Gary Verver.

JUN80: BuNo 160258, WP-18, parked on the flight line with a centerline drop tank. Name below the canopy rail is MAJ Jim Merrill. Gary Verver Collection.

JUN80: BuNo 160252, WP-3, parked on the flight line. Name below the canopy rail is MAJ Rich Freeman. Gary Verver Collection.

JUN80: BuNo 160258, WP-18. Photo by Jim Nugent, Gary Verver Collection.

JUN80: BuNo 160261, WP-2, parked on the ramp with a centerline tank. Gary Verver Collection.

SEP80: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160253, WP-7, with a centerline drop tank, taken Sept. 1980 at the Elmira, NY airshow. Photo by John Freeman provided in concert with Gary Verver.

Circa 1980s: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160259, WP-01, wing drop tanks & Shrike missile without fins, taken at MCAS Cherry Point. Photo by John Freeman provided in concert with Gary Verver.

04JUN81: A-4M Skyhawk BuNo. 160261 Bulldog WP 15 landing at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan, June 4, 1981. Color photograph by and courtesy of Takafumi Hiroe of Yokohama, Japan.

-9JUN82: BuNo 160254, WP-4, parked on the flight-line next to VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160261, WP-15, MCAS Cherry Point, 09 June 1982. At right is KC-130F Hercules BuNo 148899.. Gary Verver Collection.

09JUN82: BuNo 160261, WP-15, parked on the flightline. Gary Verver Collection.

Circa 1982: Circa 1982:: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 159477, WP-7. Official U.S. Navy photo.

12FEB83: A-4M Skyhawk BuNo. 160255. Bulldog WP 19 landing at Naval Air Station Atsugi, Japan, February 12, 1983. Color photograph by and courtesy of Takafumi Hiroe of Yokohama, Japan.

Circa 1983: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160036, WP-17. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160036, WP-17. Photos from Jarvis.

MAY84: Left side view of VMA-223 Bulldogs A-4M Skyhawk BuNo 160244, WP-5, on the flight-line in a lo-vis grey scheme, 12 October 1976. Name below the canopy rail is CAPT Hayward. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY84: May 1984 BuNo 160244, WP-5, parked on the flight line with a centerline tank. Gary Verver Collection.

MAY84: May 1984 BuNo 160246, WP-14, parked on the flight-line. Gary Verver Collection.

JUL84: July 1984 BuNo 160243, WP-12, as she taxies by the photographer on the Dover ramp in a lo-vis grey scheme. Gary Verver Collection.

Date unknown: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160259, WP-01. VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160259, WP-01. Photo from Jarvis.

Date unknown: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 159479, WP-9. Name below the canopy is Capt. D.F. Goold. A-4M in the background is VMA-133 BuNo 159479, ME-00. Photo from W. Munzenmaier.

VMA-223 160039 taxiing at Memphis. Name below the canopy is CPL Myers. Photo by D. Wilton.

01JUN85: A Marine A-4 Skyhawk (BuNo 160249, WP-9) aircraft prepares to take off during an air show, MCAB Cherry Point. Photo by Sgt T.K. Burch.

1 June 1985. Unknown A-4M Skyhawk aircraft drops a bomb on Onslow Beach during Exercise Solid Shield '85, Camp Lejeune, NC. Photo by Sgt. T.K. Burch.
The A-4M over Onslow Beach is from either VMA-223 based at Cherry Point as the last active duty A-4M unit on the east coast or it was from VMA-322, MAG-49 Det A, South Weymouth. We deployed 322 to Cherry Point in support of Solid Shield 85. Solid Shield 85 was 4/30/85-5/16/85 so the date may be the photographers release date. I flew 9 of the missions from 8 to 16 May including gassing the amphibs right off of Onslow with wintergreen from an AERO-14B spray tank!! Didn’t want the reserves to have all the fun. We did get a rather stern message from ADM Chang for flying too low (inside the 500’ bubble) over his boats during the fleet air defense exercises!! That must have been the Motley’s! William "Jigger" Egen.

01 JUN 1985: A Marine A-4 Skyhawk aircraft (VMA-223 A-4M) takes off during an air show at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

A Marine A-4 Skyhawk aircraft (VMA-223 A-4M, WP-4) lands during an air show at MCAS Cherry Point, NC. Official photo by SGT T.K. Burch, from Gary Verver.

JUN86: VMA-223 A-4M BuNo 160244, WP-5, with Sidewinders, 2.75" launcher, center-line Mk-82’s, taken June 1986 at MCAS Cherry Point. Photo by John Freeman provided in concert with Gary Verver.

July 1987 BuNo 160258, WP-01, as she taxies by the photographer. Gary Verver Collection.

16 July 1987 BuNo 160243, WP-12, as she taxies by the photographer with a centerline tank. Gary Verver Collection.


Doug Foreback presents a nine picture series of VMA-223 men and Harriers participating in a four day war game code named Sentry Storm IV. This exercise took place in September 1988 at Shepheard Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia. The National Guard 167th Tactical Air Wing based at Shepheard Field hosted Sentry Storm IV.
Bull Dog Pilot preflights Harrier "Tripple Nuts."
Bull Dog Ready Alert Pilot and crew await the launch call.
Harrier 11 preflighted and ready to go.
Refueling a Harrier
Front view of a Harrier. The pilot's torso harness hangs from the starboard wing
"Launch the Ready Alert"
The Flight Line at Shepheard Field, Martinsburg, West Virginia, home of the National Guard 167th Tactical Air Wing

Refueling a Harrier
Pilot manning his Harrier


Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to VMA-223:

  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 145065 c/n 12311
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 145088 c/n 12334
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Feb 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 145096 c/n 12342
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Jun 1967 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 06 May 1968 - Stricken - 1S
    • 145100 c/n 12346
      • 22 Aug 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 145101 c/n 12347
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 145103 c/n 12349
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 145108 c/n 12354
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 145109 c/n 12355
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 145110 c/n 12356
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 145111 c/n 12357
      • 18 Jul 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 145113 c/n 12359
      • 13 Jul 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Feb 1963 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 12 Jan 1965 - H&MS-15 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 145117 c/n 12363
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 May 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 145118 c/n 12364
      • 13 Mar 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 30 Sep 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Nov 1964 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
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    • 145119 c/n 12365
      • 19 Jul 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 17 Jul 1968 - FS FAWPRA - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 145123 c/n 12369
      • 22 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 145125 c/n 12371
      • 26 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 08 May 1963 - H&MS-14 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147669 C/N 12433
      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147671 C/N 12435
      • 22 Aug 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147674 C/N 12438
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 25 Sep 1964 - VA-112 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 147752 C/N 12516
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 May 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147755 C/N 12519
      • 28 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 147767 C/N 12531
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Oct 1968 - Stricken - 1SA
    • 147772 C/N 12536
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 08 Aug 1968 - NAS A&T - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 147773 C/N 12537
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Jul 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147778 C/N 12542
      • 19 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 17 Jul 1961 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 147779 C/N 12543
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 17 Jul 1961 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 147782 C/N 12546
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Jul 1961 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147783 C/N 12547
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 19 Jun 1961 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 25 Sep 1964 - VA-112 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 147787 C/N 12551
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 147788 C/N 12552
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 21 Jun 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 147790 C/N 12554
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147791 C/N 12555
      • 19 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 26 Jun 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147793 C/N 12557
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 26 Jun 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 May 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 147794 C/N 12558
      • 26 Apr 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 05 Jul 1963 - Stricken - 1AA0
    • 147795 C/N 12559
      • 19 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Nov 1962 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147797 C/N 12561
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 25 Jun 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 05 Nov 1968 - FS FAWPRA - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 147798 C/N 12562
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147799 C/N 12563
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147802 C/N 12566
      • 16 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 22 Jun 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 147804 C/N 12568
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jun 1961 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Feb 1965 - VA-192 - NAS Lemoore, CA

      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 25 Jun 1968 - Stricken - 1S
    • 147808 C/N 12572
      • 19 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 17 Jul 1961 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 147809 C/N 12573
      • 18 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jun 1961 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147812 C/N 12576
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 04 Apr 1961 - H&MS-15 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 14 Jul 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147813 C/N 12577
      • 18 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 26 Jun 1961 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147815 C/N 12579
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 04 Apr 1961 - H&MS-15 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 14 Jul 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Nov 1962 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 147816 C/N 12580
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 19 Jun 1961 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 13 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 Det T - USS Yorktown
      • 05 May 1965 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA, CA
    • 147819 C/N 12583
      • 20 Jan 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 20 Jun 1961 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 12 Jan 1965 - VA-195 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 148436 C/N 12629
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148451 C/N 12644
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 05 Jul 1963 - Stricken - 1AA2
    • 148453 C/N 12646
      • 20 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Feb 1963 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 148471 C/N 12664
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148472 C/N 12665
      • 20 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 148473 C/N 12666
      • 20 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 May 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 148474 C/N 12667
      • 25 Jun 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 148482 C/N 12675
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 16 Jan 1965 - FAWPRA - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 148486 C/N 12679
      • 20 Jun 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Nov 1962 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 Apr 1964 - VMA-214 - MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
    • 148494 C/N 12687
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 148496 C/N 12689
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Nov 1964 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 148497 C/N 12690
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 09 Feb 1965 - VA-195 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 148501 C/N 12694
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 25 May 1965 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 148508 C/N 12701
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 25 Jul 1968 - VA-83 - USS John F Kennedy

      • 12 Aug 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 148525 C/N 12718
      • 30 May 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 25 Jul 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 15 May 1965 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 148535 C/N 12728
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148538 C/N 12731
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 08 Jun 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 16 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 148547 C/N 12740
      • 28 Feb 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148548 C/N 12741
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148549 C/N 12742
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Feb 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 May 1968 - Stricken - 1S
    • 148550 C/N 12743
      • 15 Sep 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Mar 1963 - H&MS-15 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 148553 C/N 12746
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148557 C/N 12750
      • 06 Sep 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-221 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 25 Jul 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Nov 1964 - NAS - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 148559 C/N 12752
      • 06 Sep 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 148563 C/N 12756
      • 08 Sep 1961 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Nov 1962 - Stricken - 3AA2
    • 148590 C/N 12783
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148595 C/N 12788
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 148601 C/N 12794
      • 31 Mar 1963 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Mar 1964 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 149581 c/n 12906
      • 30 Nov 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-221 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 149605 c/n 12930
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Dec 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 21 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 149629 c/n 12954
      • 25 Jun 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 15 Oct 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 150583 c/n 12994
      • 15 Nov 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150586 c/n 12997
      • 14 Nov 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150588 c/n 12999
      • 29 Oct 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150589 c/n 13000
      • 15 Nov 1962 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Apr 1963 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150599 c/n 13010
      • 25 Jul 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 04 Jun 1965 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA

  • Douglas A4D-5 (A-4E) Skyhawk
    • 149651 c/n 12976
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149653 c/n 12978
      • 02 Apr 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149657 c/n 12982
      • 09 Jan 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 04 Jun 1968 - VMAAW-121 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 29 Dec 1968 - NAS A&T - NAS Cubi Point, RP

      • 02 Jan 1969 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 149658 c/n 12983
      • 12 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 03 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149661 c/n 12986
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 17 Jan 1970 - VMA-331 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149967 c/n 13020
      • 09 Apr 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • ?? ??? 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149973 c/n 13026
      • 02 May 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 26 Jun 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 149976 c/n 13029
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 149985 c/n 13038
      • 15 May 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 16 Aug 1973 - MARTD - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 149986 c/n 13039
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 149987 c/n 13040
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 149989 c/n 13042
      • 04 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jun 1967 - VMA-331 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 17 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 149995 c/n 13048
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150011 c/n 13064
      • 18 Jul 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150016 c/n 13069
      • 14 Feb 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 31 Aug 1973 - MARTD - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 150020 c/n 13073
      • 12 Jan 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150031 c/n 13084
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 150036 c/n 13089
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150042 c/n 13095
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 150046 c/n 13099
      • 22 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 17 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150049 c/n 13102
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • ?? ??? 196? - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150055 c/n 13108
      • 31 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150056 c/n 13109
      • 31 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150057 c/n 13110
      • 03 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150058 c/n 13111
      • 01 Oct 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 May 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150059 c/n 13112
      • 29 Apr 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 04 May 1965 - VA-12 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 150062 c/n 13115
      • 02 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 05 Feb 1965 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 08 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Feb 1965 - VMA-211 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150073 c/n 13126
      • 03 Nov 1969 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150089 c/n 13142
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150091 c/n 13144
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 29 Oct 1968 - VA-106 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 150092 c/n 13145
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 29 Dec 1968 - NAS A&T - NAS Cubi Point, RP
    • 150095 c/n 13148
      • 03 Sep 1971 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 Mar 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 150102 c/n 13155
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 25 Sep 1966 - VMAAW-224 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 04 Oct 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 27 Oct 1966 - NAS COSA - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 150103 c/n 13156
      • 31 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 17 Feb 1965 - Stricken - 1AA1
    • 150104 c/n 13157
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 150105 c/n 13158
      • 01 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Jun 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150106 c/n 13159
      • 31 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150107 c/n 13160
      • 12 Aug 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150110 c/n 13163
      • 08 Jul 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 01 Feb 1974 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 150120 c/n 13173
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 150121 c/n 13174
      • 09 May 1969 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 19 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 150138 c/n 13191
      • 23 Mar 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 06 Nov 1972 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 151027 c/n 13197
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151029 c/n 13199
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151032 c/n 13202
      • 30 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151033 c/n 13203
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 19 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151040 c/n 13210
      • 01 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 10 Oct 1965 - VA-163 - USS Oriskany

      • 21 Oct 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151041 c/n 13211
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151042 c/n 13212
      • 01 Dec 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 09 Aug 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151044 c/n 13214
      • 31 Mar 1966 - VMA-223 - Da Nang, South Vietnam
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151045 c/n 13215
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 22 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151046 c/n 13216
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151047 c/n 13217
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 29 Apr 1966 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151050 c/n 13220
      • 18 May 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 20 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151052 c/n 13222
      • 07 Jun 1969 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 20 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151056 c/n 13226
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151057 c/n 13227
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Jun 1966 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151059 c/n 13229
      • 01 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Aug 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jun 1969 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
  • Douglas A4D-5 (A-4E) Skyhawk (Cont.)
    • 151060 c/n 13230
      • 22 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 09 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 29 Jul 1967 - VAP-61 - NAS Agana, Guam

      • 30 Jul 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151078 c/n 13248
      • 22 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151080 c/n 13250
      • 16 Apr 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151091 c/n 13261
      • 21 May 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121- MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151093 c/n 13263
      • 30 Sep 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151094 c/n 13264
      • 14 Jun 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 28 Feb 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA (Last)
      • Assume stricken - No further records found
    • 151095 c/n 13265
      • 31 Dec 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151096 c/n 13266
      • 18 May 1964 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 06 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151097 c/n 13267
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Jan 1969 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151107 c/n 13277
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 27 Aug 1965 - VMA-121 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 17 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151122 c/n 13292
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 21 Oct 1968 - Stricken - 1SA
    • 151123 c/n 13293
      • 25 Sep 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 25 Nov 1966 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151125 c/n 13295
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151127 c/n 13297
      • 27 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151129 c/n 13299
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 27 Aug 1969 - FS FAWPRA - NAS Atsugi, Japan

      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 08 Mar 1971 - Stricken - 3S
    • 151133 c/n 13303
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151139 c/n 13309
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151140 c/n 13310
      • 27 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151147 c/n 13317
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151159 c/n 13329
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 08 Jun 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151163 c/n 13333
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 11 Jan 1969 - NAS A&T - NAS Cubi Point, RP
    • 151169 c/n 13339
      • 21 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151175 c/n 13345
      • 26 Oct 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 15 Jun 1966 - VMA-332 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 151176 c/n 13346
      • 16 Oct 1969 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151177 c/n 13347
      • 28 Feb 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 28 Jun 1972 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 151178 c/n 13348
      • 07 Jan 1969 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 151186 c/n 13356
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 25 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151188 c/n 13358
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 16 Mar 1967 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151189 c/n 13359
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151190 c/n 13360
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151191 c/n 13361
      • 27 Oct 1969 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 18 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151192 c/n 13362
      • 1965 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 07 Oct 1965 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151193 c/n 13363
      • 30 Jul 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 25 Oct 1975 - MARTD - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 151198 c/n 13368
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 28 Mar 1967 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151200 c/n 13370
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 26 Mar 1967 - VA-192 - USS Ticonderoga
    • 151984 c/n 13372
      • 04 Apr 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 08 Mar 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 151989 c/n 13377
      • 17 Aug 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 18 Oct 1969 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 151990 c/n 13378
      • 22 Jun 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 01 Nov 1975 - MARTD - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 151993 c/n 13381
      • 08 Dec 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 08 Dec 1965 - VMA-224 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 151996 c/n 13384
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 19 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 13 Nov 1970 - NARF - NAS Pensacola, FL
    • 151997 c/n 13385
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 11 May 1967 - Stricken - 1S
    • 151999 c/n 13387
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 22 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 152000 c/n 13388
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 152001 c/n 13389
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 152002 c/n 13390
      • 23 May 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 30 Nov 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 152004 c/n 13392
      • 07 Dec 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 Dec 1965 - VMA-224 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 19 Jan 1970 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 05 Aug 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 24 Oct 1975 - MARTD - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 152006 c/n 13394
      • 03 Sep 1971 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 13 Feb 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 152014 c/n 13402
      • 03 May 1969 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 152032 c/n 13420
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

      • 17 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 152046 c/n 13434
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 02 Dec 1967 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 152047 c/n 13435
      • ?? ??? 1966 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 03 Jun 1966 - Stricken - 1S
    • 152051 c/n 13439
      • 28 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 152053 c/n 13441
      • 28 Jul 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 152054 c/n 13442
      • 05 Aug 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

      • 12 Jun 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 13 Aug 1967 - Stricken - 1S
    • 152055 c/n 13443
      • 19 Aug 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 152056 c/n 13444
      • 18 Sep 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 Dec 1966 - VMA-121 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 152058 c/n 13446
      • 19 Aug 1965 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 01 May 1966 - VMA-211 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
    • 152060 c/n 13448
      • 01 Mar 1967 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 13 May 1967 - Stricken - 1S
    • 152078 c/n 13466
      • 19 Jan 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 24 Mar 1970 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 152099 c/n 13487
      • 14 Oct 1968 - VMA-223 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam
      • 20 Jan 1970 - VMA-311 - Chu Lai, South Vietnam

  • Douglas A-4F Skyhawk
    • 154178 c/n 13635
      • 27 Oct 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 17 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 154181 c/n 13638
      • 11 Jan 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 13 Aug 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 154183 c/n 13640
      • 16 Jan 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 07 Feb 1974 - VA-127 - NAS Lemoore, CA

      • 28 Jun 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 08 Oct 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 154185 c/n 13642
      • 14 Dec 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 05 Feb 1975 - VA-212 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 154188 c/n 13645
      • 26 Feb 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 154190 c/n 13647
      • 13 Nov 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 21 Nov 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 154191 c/n 13648
      • 02 Nov 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 19 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 154208 c/n 13665
      • 03 Sep 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 31 Oct 1972 - VA-127 - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 154217 c/n 13674
      • 28 Nov 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Dec 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 154986 c/n 13802
      • 16 Aug 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 08 Nov 1973 - NPRO - Long Beach, CA
    • 155007 c/n 13823
      • 05 Jul 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 155008 c/n 13824
      • 05 Jul 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 155010 c/n 13826
      • 05 Jul 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 155012 c/n 13828
      • 30 Jun 1974 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Dec 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155017 c/n 13833
      • 01 Mar 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 09 Aug 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

      • 20 Nov 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Jan 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155028 c/n 13844
      • 04 Sep 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 23 Dec 1972 - VA-164 - USS Hancock
    • 155029 c/n 13845
      • 01 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 21 Apr 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 155030 c/n 13846
      • 08 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 20 Dec 1972 - VA-212 - USS Hancock
    • 155031 c/n 13847
      • 05 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Mar 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 18 Jan 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 21 Aug 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

      • 20 Nov 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Nov 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155032 c/n 13848
      • 10 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 Jan 1973 - VA-212 - USS Hancock
    • 155033 c/n 13849
      • 08 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 30 Jul 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155036 c/n 13852
      • 05 Apr 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Sep 1973 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

      • 20 Nov 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 19 Aug 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155037 c/n 13853
      • 21 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 03 May 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 05 Dec 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 13 Mar 1975 - VA-55 - USS Hancock
    • 155038 c/n 13854
      • 30 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 22 Oct 1971 - Stricken - 1S0
    • 155040 c/n 13856
      • 09 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 25 Apr 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 27 Oct 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 19 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 155041 c/n 13857
      • 14 Aug 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 21 Aug 1971 - Stricken - 1S
    • 155056 c/n 13872
      • 07 Sep 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 11 Apr 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 12 Dec 1972 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 26 Nov 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155058 c/n 13874
      • 10 Apr 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 18 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 155064 c/n 13880
      • 20 Sep 1970 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 19 Apr 1972 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 19 Oct 1973 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 02 Sep 1975 - VC-7 - NAS Miramar, CA
    • 155065 c/n 13881
      • 18 May 1971 - VMA-223 - MCAS El Toro, CA
      • 17 Oct 1973 - NARF - NAS Norfolk, VA

  • Douglas A-4M Skyhawk
    • 158151 c/n 14188
      • 23 Mar 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 01 May 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 20 May 1980 - VMA-223 - NAS Atsugi, Japan
      • 09 Sep 1981 - Stricken - 1SO
    • 158153 c/n 14190
      • 23 Mar 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 14 Aug 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158157 c/n 14194
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 14 Aug 1978 - Stricken - 1S0
    • 158158 c/n 14195
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 11 Aug 1979 - VMA-311 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158161 c/n 14198
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 12 Apr 1982 - VMA-331 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 158171 c/n 14208
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - NAS Fallon, NV
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-211 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158174 c/n 14211
      • 09 Sep 1980 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 158181 c/n 14218
      • 05 Dec 1978 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 22 Aug 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 01 Aug 1980 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158183 c/n 14220
      • 05 Dec 1978 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 12 Oct 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 13 Sep 1980 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158185 c/n 14222
      • 23 Mar 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 10 Oct 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 01 Dec 1981 - VMA-214 - NAS Cubi Point, RP
    • 158187 c/n 14224
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 17 Aug 1979 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 158421 c/n 14243
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 02 Aug 1980 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 05 Nov 1981 - Stricken - 1SO
    • 158422 c/n 14244
      • 23 Feb 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 Feb 1983 - H&MS-49 Det South Weymouth - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 159470 c/n 14411
      • 15 Jul 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 159471 c/n 14412
      • 08 May 1975 - VMA-223 - MCS Yuma, AZ
      • 29 May 1975 - VX-5 - NAF China Lake, CA

      • 01 Feb 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 19 May 1976 - VX-5 - NAF China Lake, CA
    • 159472 c/n 14413
      • 16 May 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 21 Apr 1976 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 11 Feb 1983 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159473 c/n 14414
      • 31 Jul 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 28 Apr 1976 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159474 c/n 14415
      • 02 Oct 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 22 Apr 1976 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159475 c/n 14416
      • 02 Jul 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Jul 1975 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

      • 18 Mar 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • ?? Oct 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 159476 c/n 14417
      • 12 Aug 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 26 Apr 1976 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159477 c/n 14418
      • 24 Jul 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 04 Aug 1979 - VMA-311 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 159478 c/n 14419
      • 08 Aug 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 13 Aug 1980 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 06 Oct 1982 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159479 c/n 14420
      • 22 Aug 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • ?? Oct 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 06 Oct 1982 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159480 c/n 14421
      • 23 Aug 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 04 May 1976 - VMA-311 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159481 c/n 14422
      • 15 Sep 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 03 Oct 1975 - NWEF - Kirtland AFB, NM

      • 03 Oct 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 28 Apr 1976 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159482 c/n 14423
      • 25 Sep 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 30 Aug 1977 - FS FAWPRA - NAS Atsugi, Japan
    • 159483 c/n 14424
      • 24 Sep 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 26 Oct 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 30 Mar 1983 - H&MS-49 Det So Weymouth - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 159484 c/n 14425
      • 08 Oct 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 159486 c/n 14427
      • 30 Oct 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 13 Aug 1980 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 19 May 1983 - VMA-322 - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 159487 c/n 14428
      • 05 Nov 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 30 Jul 1979 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 159489 c/n 14430
      • 05 Nov 1975 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 03 Aug 1977 - VMA-214 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 159490 c/n 14431
      • 04 Mar 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 159492 c/n 14433
      • 11 Feb 1980 - VMA-223 - NAS Cubi Point, RP
      • 11 Mar 1980 - VMA-211 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 159778 c/n 14477
      • 20 Apr 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 25 Jul 1977 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159779 c/n 14478
      • 20 Apr 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 23 Jul 1977 - VMA-214 - MCAS El Toro, CA
    • 159783 c/n 14482
      • 13 Apr 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 15 Nov 1976 - VMGR-352 - MCAS El Toro, CA

      • 16 Nov 1976 - VMA-223 - NAS Cubi Point, RP
      • 15 Aug 1979 - VMAT-102 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
    • 159784 c/n 14483
      • 08 Jan 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 03 Aug 1977 - VMA-214 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 159790 c/n 14489
      • 09 Mar 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 29 Sep 1977 - VMA-214 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 160022 c/n 14524
      • 04 Mar 1976 - VMA-223 - MCAS Yuma, AZ
      • 10 Aug 1979 - VMA-311 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 160036 c/n 14538
      • 10 Jun 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 17 Apr 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160039 c/n 14541
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 160042 c/n 14544
      • 12 Aug 1977 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
    • 160045 c/n 14547
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 15 Apr 1982 – VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
    • 160241 c/n 14584
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 19 Oct 1981 - Stricken - 1SO
    • 160242 c/n 14585
      • 13 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 29 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 29 Oct 1985 - Stricken - 1SO
    • 160243 c/n 14586
      • 21 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 Aug 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160244 c/n 14587
      • 21 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 12 Apr 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 22 Jun 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160246 c/n 14589
      • 03 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 31 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 Aug 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160247 c/n 14590
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 18 Jun 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160248 c/n 14591
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 06 Oct 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160249 c/n 14592
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 Apr 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160251 c/n 14594
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 Aug 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160252 c/n 14595
      • 14 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 28 Jan 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 17 Sep 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160253 c/n 14596
      • 03 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 28 Jan 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 29 Jul 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160254 c/n 14597
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 21 May 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160255 c/n 14598
      • 10 May 1980 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 20 Apr 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160256 c/n 14599
      • ?? Jun 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 18 Sep 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160257 c/n 14600
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 14 Apr 1985 - Stricken - 1SO
    • 160258 c/n 14601
      • 29 Aug 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 08 Feb 1983 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 18 Sep 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160259 c/n 14602
      • 21 Jan 1980 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-331 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC

      • 02 Dec 1982 - VMA-223 - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
      • 17 Apr 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160260 c/n 14603
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 18 Jun 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160261 c/n 14604
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 06 Oct 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160262 c/n 14605
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 Aug 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160263 c/n 14606
      • 20 May 1981 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 18 Sep 1987 - MAG-42 Det Memphis - NAS Memphis, TN
    • 160264 c/n 14607
      • 10 Dec 1979 - VMA-223 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
      • 20 Oct 1981 - VX-5 - NAF China Lake, CA

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