usa Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 162

US Marine Corps


HMM-162 :

1952 to 2005    





Helicopters

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 162
The Golden Eagles, tail code YS, were activated as Marine Helicopter Transport Squadron 162 (HMR-162) on June 30, 1951. On January 1st, 1957 redesignated as Marine Helicopter Squadron-Light (HMR/L)-162 and in 1962 Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 162 (HMM-162). On 2006 with the transition to the MV-22 Osprey became VMM-162
HMM-162 deployed to Da Nang, South Vietnam on 9 Mar 1965, joining HMM-163 as part of MAG-16.

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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1959/05MCAS New RiverKNCA
1952/59MCAS Santa Ana / TustinKNTK

Models

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YearsModels
1967/05107M H-46 Sea Knight
1959/67S-58 H-34
1952/59S-55 H-19

Operations


DatesOperation
jul-74sep-74CY Partition of Cyprus



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