50th Anniversary of Operation SHUFLY

Headquarters Marine Corps, Division of Public affairs is currently organizing a series of commemorative events in honor of the 50th anniversary of Operation SHUFLY, the first U.S. Marine Corps engagement in combat operations leading to the Vietnam War.

They would like to get in contact with Marines from the squadrons who participated. Their hope is to get as many of these vets as possible to participate in the various events in the upcoming year.

Headquarters Marine Corps, Division of Public Affairs, is currently organizing a series of commemorative events in honor of the 50th anniversary of Operation SHUFLY, the first U.S. Marine Corps engagement in combat operations leading to the Vietnam War. If you served in one of the squadrons listed below as part of this Operation, DivPA is interested in speaking with you to discuss your possible participation in a commemorative event in 2012. Interested Marines should contact Jeanette Casselano at 703-614-1034 or by email at jeanette.casselano.ctr@usmc.mil.
      USMC Squadron                                        Time of Rotation
       MABS-16, Sub Unit 2                               9 Apr 1962 – 30 Nov 1964
       HMM-362                                                     9 Apr 1962 – 31 Jul 1962
       HMM-163                                                     1 Aug 1962 – 11 Jan 1963
       HMM-162                                                     12 Jan – 6 Jun 1963, 1 Jul – 7 Oct 1964
       HMM-261                                                     7 Jun 1963 – 30 Sep 1963
       HMM-361                                                     1 Oct 1963 – 31 Jan 1964
       HMM-364                                                     1 Feb 1964 – 30 Jun 1964
       HMM-365                                                     8 Oct 1964 – 30 Nov 1964

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America’s 1stSgt 

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