By U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)

Professionally switched over for actual flowing-text publication structure replica, this precise booklet lines greater than forty years of energetic provider via Marine Fighter assault Squadron a hundred and fifteen. for the reason that its commissioning in July 1943, the squadron has developed from a gaggle of wartime newbies in SNJ-4 planes to ultra-modern front-line pros of their F/A-18 Hornets. those a long time have noticeable VMFA-115 on energetic provider within the Southwest Pacific, the Philippines, China, Japan, Okinawa, Taiwan, Western Europe, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and on either coasts of the USA. information for the heritage have been drawn mostly from fundamental assets: command diaries and chronologies; muster rolls; released old works; and memories of the Marines involved.

This quantity deals an operational narrative account of 1 of the Marine Corps' best-known fighter squadrons. Holder of 3 Presidential Unit Citations and 3 instances provided the Hanson Trophy, VMFA-115 has outfitted a distinctive occupation due to the fact 1943. It has performed a favourite function in each nationwide clash from global conflict II to the Vietnam struggle, and has served in approximately the whole lot of the globe. whereas this background offers with a selected squadron, it exemplifies the carrier of many different Marine fighter-attack squadrons.

Formation and Pacific motion * Philippine wrestle * A circulation to China * Hawaiian and Stateside accountability * Korean strive against * again to the States * Japan-U.S. commute * Vietnam wrestle * Thailand Deployment * Japan Again-U.S. back * Notes

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