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HMM-265 :

1962 to 2012    


Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 US Marine Corps

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265
Dragons, tail code EP were the first Marine Corps operational helicopter squadron to accept and employ the "Phrog" CH-46.

1962 - 1970 as HMM-265
1977 - Reactivated

2012 - Transitioned to the Osprey and redesignated VMM-265
Deployed to Marble Mountain, South Vietnam with 24 CH-46A in Jun 1966, joining HMM-164.

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HMM-265 redesignated, awaits Ospreys, 07-Sep-12 : OKINAWA, Japan - by Lance Cpl. Nicholas Ranum, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Installations Pacific - Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 held a redesignation ceremony here Sept. 7.

HMM 265 Dragons return to Atsugi, one year after Operation Tomodachi, 28-Apr-12 : ATSUGI NAVAL AIR FACILITY, Japan by Sgt. Paul Robbins - One year after rendering assistance to Japanese tsunami victims during Operation Tomadachi from a base of operations in Atsugi, the Dragons of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (Reinforced) returned for an encore.

HMM-265 provides support to boots on ground, 15-Feb-12 : MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Japan by Lance Cpl. Alyssa Hoffacker - More than 10 aircraft with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 filled the skies simultaneously as they took off from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma Feb. 15.

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1995/12JP MCAS FutenmaROTM
1977/95MCAS Kaneohe BayPHNG
1969/70MCAS Santa Ana / TustinKNTK
1966/69VN Marble Mountain Airfield
1962/66MCAS New RiverKNCA


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