George T Curtis
via Allyn Hinton
HMM-264's service includes the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), Dominican Republic (1964) and numerous deployments to the Mediterranean with the Sixth Fleet. During the Gulf War HMM-264 deployed as a composite squadron serving with 24th MEU (SOC).
During 2003, HMM-264 deployed to Iraq as the Air Combat element of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Activated 30 June 1959 at New River, NC, as
MARINE HELICOPTER TRANSPORT SQUADRON (LIGHT) 264 (HMR(L)-264.
Redesignated 1 February 1962 as MARINE MEDIUM HELICOPTER SQUADRON 264 (HMM-264).
JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD
NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER with 1 bronze star
MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER
ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER
GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER
NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER with two bronze stars