Historical Order of Battle for 1992

of the United States Marine Corps

 

 MAW-1     Camp Butler,Japan  MAW-3     Miramar,CA
MWSG-17  Camp Foster,Japan MWSG-37   Miramar,CA
MACG-18   Futenma,Japan MACG-38    Miramar,CA
MAG-12     Iwakuni,Japan MAG-11      Miramar,CA
MAG-24     Kaneohe Bay MAG-13      Yuma,AZ
MAG-36     Futenma,Japan MAG-16      Miramar,CA
MAG-39      Camp Pendleton,CA
 MAW-2     Cherry Point,NC  MAW-4 (Reserve) New Orleans,LA
MWSG-27  Cherry Point,NC MWSG-47   Selfridge ANGB,MI
MACG-28   Cherry Point,NC MACG-48    Great Lakes,IL
MAG-14     Cherry Point,NC MAG-41      Fort Worth,TX
MAG-26     New River,NC MAG-42      Atlanta,GA
MAG-29     New River,NC MAG-46      Miramar,CA
MAG-31     Beaufort,SC MAG-49      Willow Grove,PA
 HQ Units

Unit

Type

Base

Code
  HQ US Marine Corps    
HMX-1 Nighthawks CH-46E, CH-53D Quantico MX
HMX-1/Det.A Nighthawks VH-3D, VH-60N Anacostia Annex MX
MAWTS-1 aircraft & helicopter  Yuma  
       
MAW-1   Camp Butler,Japan  
MWHS-1   Camp Foster,Japan  
H&HS Futemna UC-12B Futenma,Japan 5F
H&HS Iwakuni UC-12B Iwakuni,Japan 5G
FMFPAC/Flight Section   Kaneohe Bay BZ

MWSG-17

  Camp Foster,Japan  
MWSS-171 America’s Squadron   Iwakuni,Japan  
MWSS-172   Futenma,Japan  

MACG-18

  Futenma,Japan  
MTACS-18   Futenma,Japan  
MTACS-18/Det.A   Iwakuni,Japan  
MWCS-18   Futenma,Japan  
MASS-2   Futenma,Japan  
MACS-4   Futenma,Japan  
LAADBatt-1 Avenger, Stinger  Futenma,Japan  
       
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MAG-12

  Iwakuni,Japan  
MALS-12 Marauders   Iwakuni,Japan  
VMFA F-18C (TDY) Iwakuni,Japan  
VMFA F-18C (TDY) Iwakuni,Japan  
VMFA(AW) F-18D (TDY) Iwakuni,Japan  
VMA AV-8B (TDY) Iwakuni,Japan  

MAG-36

  Futenma,Japan  
MALS-36 Bladerunner   Futenma,Japan WX
HMM CH-46E (TDY) Futenma,Japan  
HMLA UH-1N, AH-1W (TDY) Futenma,Japan  
HMH CH-53E (TDY) Futenma,Japan  
VMAQ EA-6B (TDY) Futenma,Japan  
VMGR-152 Sumos KC-130R Futenma,Japan QD
       
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MAW-2   Cherry Point  
MWHS-2   Cherry Point  
SOES C-9B, CT-39G Cherry Point 5C
H&HS Beaufort Swamp Foxes UC-12B, HH-46D Beaufort 5B
H&HS New River UC-12B New River 5D

MWSG-27

  Cherry Point  
MWSS-271 Workhorses   Bogue Field  
MWSS-272 Untouchables   New River  
MWSS-273 Sweathogs   Beaufort  
MWSS-274 Ironmen   Cherry Point  

MACG-28

  Cherry Point  
MTACS-28   Cherry Point  
MTACS-28/Det.A   New River  
MTACS-28/Det.B   Bogue Field  
MWCS-28 Spartans   Cherry Point  
MASS-1 Atlantic Nomads   Cherry Point  
MACS-2 Eyes of the MAGTF   Cherry Point  
MACS-2/Det.A Eyes of the MAGTF   Bogue Field  
MACS-2/Det.B Eyes of the MAGTF   New River  
LAADBat-2 Avenger, Stinger  Cherry Point  
       
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MAG-14

  Cherry Point  
MALS-14   Cherry Point CN
VMAQ-1 Banshees EA-6B Cherry Point CB
VMAQ-2 Death Jesters EA-6B Cherry Point CY
VMAQ-3 Moon Dogs EA-6B Cherry Point MD
VMAQ-4 Sea Hawks EA-6B Cherry Point RM
VMFA(AW)-224 Bengals A-6E Cherry Point WK
VMFA(AW)-332 Polka Dots A-6E Cherry Point EA
VMFA(AW)-533 Hawks A-6E Cherry Point ED
VMGR-252 Heavy Haulers KC-130F Cherry Point BH
VMGRT-253 Titans KC-130F Cherry Point GR

MAG-26

  New River  
MALS-26 Patriots   New River EL
HMLA-167 Warriors UH-1N, AH-1W New River TV
HMM-261 Raging Bulls CH-46E New River EM
HMM-264 Black Knights CH-46E New River EH
HMM-266 Fighting Griffins CH-46E New River ES
HMH-362 Ugly Angels CH-53D New River YL
HMH-461 Ironhorse CH-53E New River CJ
HMT-204 Raptors CH-46E, CH-53D/E New River GX
       
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MAG-29

  New River  
MALS-29 Wolverines   New River  
VMO-1 Yazoo OV-10A/D New River ER
HMM-162 Golden Eagles CH-46E New River YS
HMM-263 Thunder Chickens CH-46E New River EG
HMLA-269 Gunrunners UH-1N, AH-1W New River HF
HMM-365 Blue Knights CH-46E New River YM
HMH-464 Condors CH-53E New River EN

MAG-31

  Beaufort EX 
MALS-31 Stingers   Beaufort EX
VMFA-115 Silver Eagles F-18A Beaufort VE
VMFA-122 Crusaders F-18A Beaufort DC
VMFA-251 Thunderbolts F-18A Beaufort DW
VMFA-312 Checkerboards F-18A Beaufort DR
VMFA-333 Shamrocks F-18A Beaufort  DN
VMFA-451 Warlords F-18A Beaufort VM

MAG-32

  Cherry Point  
MALS-32   Cherry Point  
VMA-223 Bulldogs AV-8B Cherry Point WP
VMA-231 Aces of Spades AV-8B Cherry Point CG
VMA-331 Bumblebees AV-8B Cherry Point VL
VMA-542 Tigers AV-8B Cherry Point WH
VMAT-203 Hawks AV-8B, TAV-8B Cherry Point KD
       
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MAW-3   El Toro  
MWHS-3   El Toro  
H&HS El Toro UC-12B El Toro 5T
H&HS Yuma UC-12B, HH-1N Yuma 5Y

MWSG-37

  El Toro  
MWSS-371 Sand Sharks   Yuma  
MWSS-372 Proud Professinal   Camp Pendleton  
MWSS-373 ACE Support   El Toro  
MWSS-374 Rhinos   29 Palms  

MACG-38

  El Toro  
MTACS-38   El Toro  
MTACS-38/Det.B   Camp Pendleton  
MWCS-38   El Toro  
MASS-3   Camp Pendleton  
MACS-1 (Rein)   Yuma/Cannon ADC  
MACS-1/Det.B (Rein)   El Toro  
LAADBat-3 Avenger, Stinger  Camp Pendleton  
       
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MAG-11

  El Toro  
MALS-11 Devilfish   El Toro TM
VMFA-314 Black Knights F-18A El Toro VW
VMFA-323 Death Rattlers F-18A El Toro WS
VMFA-531 Gray Ghosts F-18A El Toro EC
VMFA(AW)-121 Green Knights F-18D El Toro VK
VMFA(AW)-225 Vagabonds F-18D(R) El Toro CE
VMFA(AW)-242 Batman F-18D El Toro DT
VMFAT-101 Sharpshooter F-18A/B/C/D, T-34C El Toro SH
VMGR-352 The Raiders KC-130F/R El Toro QB

MAG-13

  Yuma  
MALS-13   Yuma YU
VMA-211 Avengers AV-8B Yuma CF
VMA-214 Black Sheep AV-8B Yuma WE
VMA-311 Tomcats AV-8B Yuma WL
VMA-513 Flying Nightmares AV-8B Yuma WF

MAG-16

  Tustin  
MALS-16 Fore Runners   Tustin WW
HMM-161 Greyhawks CH-46E Tustin YR
HMM-163 Ridge Runners CH-46E Tustin YP
HMM-164 Knightriders CH-46E Tustin YT
HMM-166 Sea Elk CH-46E Tustin YX
HMM-268 Red Dragons CH-46E Tustin YQ
HMH-361 Flying Tigers CH-53E Tustin YN
HMH-363 Red Lions CH-53D Tustin YZ
HMH-462 Heavy Haulers CH-53D Tustin YF
HMH-465 Warhorses CH-53E Tustin YJ
HMH-466 Wolfpack CH-53E Tustin YK
HMT-301 Windwalkers CH-46E Tustin SU
HMT-302 Phoenix CH-53A Tustin UT

MAG-24

  Kaneohe Bay  
MALS-24 Island Warriors   Kaneohe Bay  
VMFA-212 Lancers F-18C Kaneohe Bay WD
VMFA-232 Red Devils F-18C Kaneohe Bay WT
VMFA-235 Death Angels F-18C Kaneohe Bay DB
HMM-165 White Knights CH-46E  Kaneohe Bay YW
HMM-262 Flying Tigers CH-46E  Kaneohe Bay ET
HMM-265 Dragons CH-46E  Kaneohe Bay EP
HMM-364 Purple Foxes CH-46E Kaneohe Bay PF
HMH-463 Pegasus CH-53D Kaneohe Bay YH
       
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MAG-39

  Camp Pendleton  
MALS-39 Magicians   Camp Pendleton  
VMO-2 Hostage OV-10A/D Camp Pendleton UU
HMLA-169 Vipers UH-1N, AH-1W Camp Pendleton SN
HMLA-267 Stingers UH-1N, AH-1W  Camp Pendleton UV 
HMLA-367 Scarface UH-1N, AH-1W Camp Pendleton VT 
HMLA-369 Gunfighters UH-1N, AH-1W Camp Pendleton SM
HMLAT-303 Atlas UH-1N, AH-1W Camp Pendleton QT
       
MAW-4 (Reserve)   New Orleans  
MASD Andrews UC-12B Andrews 5A
MASD Belle Chasse CT-39G, UC-12B New Orleans EZ
VMFT-401 Snipers F-5E/F/N Yuma LS

MWSG-47

  Selfridge ANGB  
MWSS-471   Minneapolis  
MWSS-471/Det.A   Johnstown  
MWSS-471/Det.B   Selfridge ANGB  
MWSS-472   Willow Grove  
MWSS-472/Det.A   Wyoming/PA  
MWSS-472/Det.B   Chicopee/MA  
MWSS-473 Gargoyles   Miramar  
MWSS-473/Det.A Gargoyles   Fresno  
MWSS-473/Det.B Gargoyles   Fort Worth  
       
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MACG-48

  Great Lakes  
MTACS-48   Great Lakes  
MWCS-48 Roar of the Corps   Great Lakes  
MASS-6 Pacific Penguins   Great Lakes  
MASS-6/Det.A Pacific Penguins   Miramar  
MACS-23   Buckley AFB  
MACS-23/Det.A   Warren AFB  
MACS-24   Dam Neck  
MACS-24/Det.A   Fort Worth  
MACS-24/Det.B   Willow Grove  
LAAMBat-4 Avenger, Stinger  Pasadena  
LAAMBat-4/A.Batt Avenger, Stinger  Pasadena  
LAAMBat-4/B.Batt Avenger, Stinger  Atlanta  

MAG-41

  NAS Dallas  
MALS-41 Wranglers   NAS Dallas MY
MALS-41/Det.A Wranglers   NAS Memphis MY
MALS-41/Det.B Wranglers   NAS Glenview MY
VMFA-112 Cowboys F-18A NAS Dallas MA
VMA-124 Wistling Death A-4M, TA-4J NAS Memphis QP
VMGR-234 Bears KC-130T NAS Glenview GH
HML-776 Gangsters UH-1N NAS Glenview QL
HMH-777 CH-53A/D NAS Dallas QM

MAG-42

  NAS Atlanta  
MALS-42 War Hammers   NAS Atlanta MW
MALS-42/Det.A War Hammers   NAS Cecil  Field MW
MALS-42/Det.B War Hammers   NAS Norfolk MW
MALS-42/Det.C War Hammers   NAS New Orleans MW
VMO-4 OV-10A/D NAS Atlanta MU
VMFA-142 Flying Gators F-18A NAS Cecil  Field MB
HMLA-773 Red Dog UH-1N, AH-1W NAS Atlanta MP
HMM-774 Wild Goose CH-46E NAS Norfolk MQ
HML-767 UH-1N NAS New Orleans MM
       
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MAG-46

  El Toro  
MALS-46   El Toro  
MALS-46/Det.A   Camp Pendleton  
MALS-46/Det.B   NAS Alameda  
VMA-133 Golden Gaters A-4M NAS Alameda ME
VMFA-134 Smokes F-18A El Toro MF
HMM-764 Moonlight CH-46E El Toro ML
HMH-769 Titan CH-53E NAS Alameda MS
HMA-775 Coyotes AH-1W Camp Pendleton WR

MAG-49

  NAS Willow Grove  
MALS-49 Magicians   NAS Willow Grove  
MALS-49/Det.A Magicians   NAF Washington  
MALS-49/Det.B Magicians   Stewart  
MALS-49/Det.C Magicians   Johnstown  
MALS-49/Det.D Magicians   NAS South Weymouth  
VMA-131 Diamondbacks A-4M NAS Willow Grove QG
VMFA-321 Hell’s Angels F-18A NAF Washington MG
VMA-322 Gamecocks A-4M NAS South Weymouth QR
VMGR-452 Yankees KC-130T Stewart NY
HML-771 Hummers UH-1N  NAS South Weymouth QK
HMH-772 Flying Armadillos CH-53E NAS Willow Grove MT
HMA-775/Det.A Coyotes AH-1W Johnstown WG
       
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(AW) = All-weather
Bat = Battalion
Batt = Battery
Det = Detachment
HMH = Marine heavy helicopter squadron
HMLA = Marine light attack helicopter squadron
HMM = Marine medium helicopter squadron
HMT = Marine helicopter training squadron
H/HS = Headquarters / Headquarters quadron
LAAD = Low-altitude air defense
MACS = Marine air control squadron
MASD = Marine aviation support detachment
MASS = Marine air support squadron
MALS = Marine aviation logisitics squadron
MTACS = Marine tactical air command squadron
MWSS = Marine wing support squadron
MWCS = Marine wing communications squadron
MWHS = Marine wing headquarters squadron
TDY = Temporary duty

UDP = Unit deployment program
VMAQ = Marine electronic warfare squadron
VMAT = Marine attack training squadron
VMA = Marine attack squadron
VMFA(AW) = Marine all-weather fighter attack squadron
VMGR = Marine aerial refueler squadron
VMGRT = Marine aerial refueler/transport squadron
VMFA = Marine fighter attack squadron
VMFAT = Marine fighter attack training squadron

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