Marine Strike Fighting Training Squadron 501

 

"Warlords"

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History 

15. March 1944 VMF-451 Established at MCAAS Mojave CA
30. September 1945 VMF-451 Disestablished
1. July 1946 VMF-451 Reestablished as a Reserve Sqn at NAS Willow Grove PA
11. January 1951 VMF-451 Aktiviert
1. July 1961 VMF-451 was redesignated VMF(AW)-451
1. February 1968 VMF(AW)-451 was redesignated VMFA-451
31. January 1997 VMFA-451 Disestablished
1. April 2011 VMFA-451 Reestablished NAS Pensacola FL
2. April 2010 VMFA-451 was redesignated VMFAT-501

Tailcodes 

1946 - 1951 W
1951 - 1957 AM
1957 - today VM
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Planes:
 

 

 

1944 - 1945
F4U-1D
   
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1946 - 1951
F4U-4
   
 

 

 

1951 - 1954
F9F-2
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1954 - 1957
FJ-2
 

 

 

1957 - 1959
FJ-4
 
 

 

 

1959 - 1961
F8U-2
 
 

 

 

1961 - 1968
F8U-2N (F-8D)
 
 

 

 

1968 - 19??
F-4J
   
 

 

 

19??- 1987
F-4S
   
 

 

 

1987 - 19??
F/A-18A
   
 

 

 

19?? - 1997
F/A-18C
   
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2012 - today
F
-35B
   
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VMF-451, VMFA-451  Deployments 
24. January 1945 - 25. May 1945 CV-17 USS Bunker Hill CVG-84 F4U-1D -
November 1959 - 2. December 1959 CVA-16 USS Lexington CVG-21 FJ-4 VM 00
24. August 1965 - 7. April 1966 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-8 F-8D AJ 200
31. May 1989 - 30. September 1989 CV-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-13 F/A-18A AK 100
         
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VMF-451, VMFA-451 Commanding Officers 
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History 

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last update 1. July 2013

written  19. April 2009

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