Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 101. Chapters: VMA-214, VMFA-232, VMFA-251, VMFA-212, VMA-231, VMFA-115, VMO-6, VMA-542, VMFA(AW)-332, VMFA-122, VMFA-314, VMGR-152, VMFA-312, VMA-513, VMFAT-501, VMGR-352, VMAQ-1, VMA-311, VMFA(AW)-533, VMA-223, VMA-211, VMF-511, VMFA-323, VMA-233, VMFA(AW)-121, VMF-215, VMO-2, VMFA(AW)-242, VMFA-112, VMO-4, VMAQ-2, VMFA(AW)-224, VMFA-531, VMFA-142, VMA-543, VMA-331, VMF-222, VMF-132, VMGR-252, VMFA-321, VMGR-234, VMFA-333, VMF-111, VMF-221, VMFAT-101, VMAQ-4, VMFA(AW)-225, VMFA-134, VMF(AW)-114, VMA-131, VMA-124, VMR-1, VMA-217, VMF-413, VMAQ-3, VMA-133, VMF-123, VMF-441, VMTB-341, VMFA-235, VMF-113, VMFA-351, VMO-1, VMGRT-253, VMA-144, VMF-313, VMFA-334, VMF-236, VMF-141, VMSB-243, VMA-322, VMGR-452, VMR-152, VMFT-401, VMF-422, VMB-433, VMF-452, VMF-155, VMTB-151, VMF-216, VMAT-203, VMO-7, VMFP-3, VMSB-245, VMSB-244, VMF-911, VMF(N)-544. Excerpt: Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214) is a United States Marine Corps fighter squadron consisting of AV-8B Harrier (V/STOL) jets. The squadron is based at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona and is under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 13 (MAG-13) and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW). The squadron is best known as the Black Sheep of World War II fame and for one of its commanding officers, Colonel Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, whose memoirs also inspired the 1970s television show Baa Baa Black Sheep, which dramatized the squadron's exploits during the war. Provide offensive air support, armed reconnaissance, and air-defense for Marine expeditionary forces. Marine Fighter Squadron 214 was originally commissioned on July 1, 1942, at Marine Corps Air Station Ewa, on the Island of Oahu. Initially called the "Swashbucklers," they participated in the Solomon Islands campaign, flying out of Henderson Field on Guadalcanal. They were disbanded following their combat tour and the squa...
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