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HMR-768

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via Martin Malone


HMM-768

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designed by Sgt. John T. Vigiano


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Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 768
HMM-768

HMR-768 was activated 15 September 1958 at NAS Brooklyn, New York, and was based at Floyd Bennett Field. In 1962 the squadron was redesignated HMM-768. HMM-768 won the Marine Air Reserve Training Command's Safety Award in 1965 and again in 1966.


After sharing aircraft with Naval Reserve units, HMM-768 got its own UH-34Ds in July 1967; in March 1971 the squadron converted to the CH-46A.


HMM-768 relocated to NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey during October 1970. At the time of its deactivation in 1976, the squadron was based at NAS New Orleans.


LINEAGE

Activated 15 September 1958 at Brooklyn, NY, as MARINE HELICOPTER TRANSPORT SQUADRON 768 (HMR-768).

Redesignated 1 April 1962 as MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER SQUADRON 768 (HMM-768).

Relocated during October 1970 to Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Relocated during ? to New Orleans, Louisiana.

Deactivated 1976.


UNIT HONORS

None Authorized