Operation SHUFLY Commemoration

The Division of Public Affairs (DivPA), HQMC is currently organizing a series of commemorative events in honor of the 50th anniversary of Operation SHUFLY, the first U.S. Marine Corps operation in U.S. buildup efforts prior 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 e-mail 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