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Hedron 24


Hedron MAG-24


H&HS MAG-24


H&MS-24

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AH-1Js


MALS-24

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MALSEK

Used MALS-24 insignia with "Marine Aviation Logistics Support Element Kaneohe" on bottom scroll.

MARINE AVIATION LOGISTICS SQUADRON 24
MALS-24

"Island Warriors"

MALS-24 provides logistical and Intermediate Level Maintenance support for the CH-53D squadrons of MAG-24. From 1994 to 2002, the squadron was designated Marine Aviation Support Element Kaneohe.


LINEAGE

Headquarters Squadron 24 activated 1 March 1942 at Ewa, Territory of Hawaii.

Redesignated (ca. 1946) Headquarters Squadron MAG-24

Redesignated (ca 1949/50) Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron MAG-24

Redesignated 15 February 1954 as Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 24

Relocated during 1969 to MCAF Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii

Redesignated Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 24 in 1988

Redesignated Marine Aviation Support Element Kaneohe (MALSEK)

MALSEK redesignated MALS-24 on 1 February 2002


UNIT HONORS

NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER with 2 bronze stars

MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER

ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN STREAMER with 1 bronze star

CHINA SERVICE STREAMER

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER with 3 bronze stars

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION STREAMER