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The  www.flymcaa.org  The Magazine of Marine Aviation  In This Issue  Summer 2017  MCAA 2017 Recap    Scrapper    with SPM...
THE POWER FOR TODAY   S DEFENSE. THE TECHNOLOGY FOR TOMORROW   S.  F-35 Lightning IIs have flown thousands of sorties powe...
We would like to thank our 2017 MCAA Symposium Sponsors     Red, White   Blue  Crimson   Gold  Desert Tan  SERVICES, INC. ...
The  The Magazine of Marine Aviation  SUMMER 2017   VOLUME LV  The MCAA is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1972 ...
FLIGHT PLAN  57.  Scrapper   Marines of VMFA AW -533 report on operating as the fixed-wing component of SPMAGTF-CR-CC    i...
DON   T MISS A SINGLE MOVEMENT  MERLIN  Powerful, Integrated, and Automated Image Exploitation  PART OF THE STAR SAFIRE HD...
COMMANDER   S    MARINE CORPS AVIATION ASSOCIATION    2017 Officers   Board of Directors  CALL  NATIONAL COMMANDER LtGen k...
EDITOR   S INBOX  Dear Sir  Ma   am , I was working my way through the May 2017 issue and landed on page 81  Curator   s C...
I picked them up on schedule and drove to our home. The evening proceeded pleasantly as we exchanged small talk about El P...
FROM THE    HALLWAY     The Maintenance Base  Foundation of Success A Message From the outgoing DC A The mission of Headqu...
of 92 E-6s and 75 E-7s who held qualifications and were eligible for promotion. These Marines represent the portion of the...
We have the programs in place  we simply need to follow the programs we have. That maintenance base will follow.  Figure 1...
A healthy and effective maintenance base requires more than simply giving maintenance leaders one opportunity for formal l...
our officers are providing frequent updates and are recording best practices and procedures that may benefit our own Corps...
at the squadrons. As a forwardlooking force we must constantly ask ourselves, not only how our performance is measuring up...
LtGen and Mrs. Jon Davis with their adorable granddaughters in tow wave goodbye to the crowd at Marine Barracks Washington...
platforms. We will also continue to develop the V-22 Aerial Refueling system, providing the capability to Efforts from the...
ACTIVE DUTY UPDATES  VMA-311 AV-8B Departure From MCAS Iwakuni Marks the End of an Era For Marine  Corps Aviation By Dario...
ACTIVE DUTY UPDATES  The squadron was integrated into MAG-12   s local operations, and they conducted two MEU patrols arou...
   Avengers    Assemble  Marine Corps, Air Force F-35s Come Together for Groundbreaking Exercise By Sergeant Lillian Steph...
ACTIVE DUTY UPDATES  Throughout the exercise, more than 50 units and more than 80 aircraft participated in Red Flag, condu...
CHANGE OF COMMAND  MajGen Russell Sanborn  left , outgoing CG, 1st MAW, and BGen Thomas D. Weidley  right , incoming CG, 1...
CHANGE OF COMMAND Marines complete the change of command ceremony with a pass in review during the MCAS Yuma, AZ, change o...
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marion carl Squadron  SQUADRON NEWS   VIEWS  Marion Carl Squadron Supports Flying Leatherneck Museum By Major Cera Benbow ...
O  n 9 March 2017, we saw command of the H-1 Program, PMA-276 shift from Colonel Steven    Gizzard    Girard to Colonel Da...
Squadron N V  total of  392,500 in scholarships to 91 students from southern Maryland   s tri-county area. This year we al...
JGS Scholarship Winners Back Row - L-R - Colonel Steven Girard MCAA John Glenn Squadron Commanding Officer, Mr. Michael Wa...
Dardenschilt Squadron BGen  Sel  Eric    Smash    Austin, Deputy Commander U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, speaks at the...
Squadron Life by Colonel James W. Orr, USMC  Ret   Someone told me a long time ago that your first tactical squadron and y...
also had a couple of captains, Ernie Buschhaus and George O   Neal, who had come over from Camp Smith after a one-year tou...
accident-free hours. Nobody wanted an accident, most of all me. The whole thing was handled without any paper work. Our su...
Our main target was on the island of Kahoolawe, an uninhabited island that had been an air and naval gunfire target since ...
pulled up and gone over the other airplane, his downwash could have sent the Beech into the ground, so he dumped the nose ...
Similar to the one in this photo, the FJ-4 that the young lieutenants of VMA-214 flew in 1959 had little resemblance to ea...
The field grade have all    gone west    as have many of the captains  Hap Hattaway, J.D. Dunn, Herb Herther, and Dick Col...
A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War. BY Rick Morgan. Osprey Publishing, Oxford, UK. 2012. 96 pp. Ill.  22.95.  BOOKS IN ...
the 46th annual marine corps aviation association  mcaa  Symposium and marine aviation Summit in la Jolla, california, fro...
Symposium Photos Courtesy  Col Paul Croisetiere, USMC  Ret , Ms. Barbra Woodbury, and U.S. Marine Corps SUMMER 2017   yell...
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corps VALUES  This issue begins a new quarterly feature called    Corps Values   . The common theme will be taking what yo...
CORPs VALUES  Corps and 16 in the Army  but, his heart was always with the Corps. That was the family draw. While in colle...
   W   hat did you not like about your military jobs billets     H   ow do you avoid these issues in the future     W   ha...
DJS  What was the hardest piece of transition  AB  Patience and conviction. Patience to not jump on the first few offers. ...
My family is with me for my last salute, immediately following my retirement ceremony aboard USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor,...
CORPs VALUES  the training and feedback are firstclass. DJS  What does a TPM Program Manager  do  AB  Total Productive Mai...
Curator   s CORNER  Severn Collection BY Ben Kristy, Aviation Curator, NMMC Jack Severn joined the Marine Corps Reserve at...
CURATOR   S CORNER  VMFA-321    The Hells Angels        1943-2004 VMFA-321   s heritage reaches back to World War II. Then...
Members ONLY  Donations to MCAA MCAA is pleased to recognize those who have contributed to MCAA funds this quarter. Wing L...
Scrapper By MArines oF vMFA Aw -533  From April through October of 2016 the Hawks of VMFA AW -533 took their turn as the f...
S  crapper departed Beaufort, South Carolina, on time, fully staffed by aircrew and maintainers with experience ranging fr...
CO decided to send a message by ordering Captain Anderson, our newest section leader, to take out the first combat sortie ...
record high to be 108 and never hotter. The maintenance and S-shop Marines worked twelve on and twelve off for the duratio...
With 00 getting ready to launch, the    Hawks     Scrapper  are all on their way  Photo Courtesy  GySgt Osvaldo Rincon  as...
went back to the tanker to get a top-off of fuel. Upon returning, the JTAC had a nine-line ready to go. There was a quick ...
Scrappers display Old Glory. Photo Courtesy  U.S. Marine Corps  columns of 40 to 50 trucks. The Iraqi Security Forces took...
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Excerpts from  A Year to Reminisce  Part Two  By Mtsgt george BoBB, usMC  ret  eDiteD By roXAnne M. KAuFMAn Editor   s Not...
in the wing with a shell fragment, and in all of the confusion, the aircraft I was in landed on the fighter strip. We took...
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ONCE UPON A TIME  DUMB BOMBS  Old Too   By Capt Bill    K-Mar    Kretzschmar  Take five dumb bombs, one dumb  non-system c...
Time to let some other folks know of our problem. We called Da Nang and told them to prepare to launch a rescue helo. It a...
HMX-1 Marines Gather to Celebrate 70 Years  By The Nighthawk Squadron On Thursday, 4 May 2017, there was a Pre-Welcome Abo...
The origins of HMX-1      lumni members had the opportunity to purchase Marine One parking signs to A support the Colonel ...
ID THIS  From  Fall 2015 Yellow Sheet  AIRCRAFT  ID THIS AC For the next issue    If you think you can identify the aircra...
MEMBERS  We thank you for your generous support in 2017   ONLY  Welcome new mcaa members Sgt Robert Adkins BGen Mike J. Ag...
TAPS SOME GAVE ALL  Sgt Chad E. Jenson, 25, of Redondo Beach, CA. He was a critical skills operator, serving in the Marine...
SQUADRON CONTACTS ARIZONA  HAWAII  SOUTH CAROLINA  AT LARGE SQUADRONS  CO - Col Jim Wellons james.b.wellons usmc.mil 928-2...
The  The  MARINE CORPS AVIATION ASSOCIATION  The May 2017  www.flymcaa.org  The Magazine of Marine Aviation  www.flymcaa.o...