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HMR-774


HMM-774

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Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774
HMM-774

"Wild Goose"


HMM-774 was originally formed at NAS Brooklyn in 1958. 1962 brought a redesignation to HMM-774 in April, and deactivation in September.


In 1969 HMM-774 was reactivated at Norfolk, VA, where it is still based. In 1990, HMM-774 was placed on active status in 1990 in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, and deployed to the Gulf with MAG-26. In 2004, HMM-774 was again activated in support of ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.


LINEAGE

1958 - 1962

Activated 5 September 1958 at Brooklyn, NY as MARINE HELICOPTER TRANSPORT SQUADRON 774 (HMR-774).

Redesignated 1 April 1962 as MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER SQUADRON 774 (HMM-774).

Deactivated 20 September 1962.

1969-1995

Reactivated 1 July 1969 at Norfolk, Virginia, as MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER SQUADRON 774, Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment, Marine Air Reserve Training Command, Naval Air Stationm Norfolk, Virginia.

Assigned during January 1971 to the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force.

Reassigned during October 1979 to Marine Aircraft Group 46 Detachment, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

Reassigned during June 1980 to Marine Aircraft Group 46 Detachment A, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

Mobilized during January 1991 in support of Operation Desert Storm and reassigned to Marine Aircraft Group 26, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing.

Participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, January 1991 - April 1991.

Demobilized during April 1991 and reassigned to Marine Aircraft Group 46 Detachment A, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

Reassigned during June 1992 to Marine Aircraft Group 46 Detachment B, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.

1995-2004

Activated during 2004 in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan


UNIT HONORS

NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER
Southwest Asia
1990 - 1991

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER

SOUTHWEST ASIA SERVICE STREAMER with two bronze stars

GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER