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This 34 S Depanrnens of Defense (USMC) Ph0,0 5146818 In July 1964, VMO-6 entered the Jet age with its acceptance of the Bell UH-IE helicopter. Desenated the Iroquois, the H-i is also popularly known as a Huey. Operation Pine Tree was the next large exercise in which VMO-6 participated, and it involved supporting the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade. The 9th The UH-1E helicopter was similar to the Army's UH-1B model, but had a an external personnel rescue hoist, special naval avionics, and a rotor brake necessary for shipboard operations)' Powered by an 1,100 shaft-horsepower Lycoming engine, the UHIF cruised at a speed of around 120 miles per hour, and could carry a 6,000 pound load to an altitude in excess of 16,000 feet.

Bateson was giving one of the squadron's new aerial observers, First Lieutenant Edward B. , a familiarization to prepare plans for the perimeter defense of the flightline area and all hands were alerted to the imminent danger of attack. Officers and enlisted men were assigned to platoons for control; machine guns were set up to guard the most dangerous avenues of approach, and all lights were secured at dark. Good and Monteith were initially listed as MIA but were changed to KM the same day. Their bodies were recovered 29 August 1951.

Facility (MMAF). 36 7th Aviation Platoon, and three days after its arrival the squadron transpotted the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral David L. McDonald, and the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Lieutenant General Richard C. Mangrum, on a field visit. On the same day, MAG-36 began its movement from Da Nang to Ky Ha. Colonel Robertj. Zitnik, then VMO-6's commanding officer, recalled the base's operating conditions: Mat #1 at Ky Ha was far from finished when we arrived in country, and MAG-36 operated ftom a very small clearing while the bulldozers were sloshing around and helicopters [werel operating at the same time There was not much more room than for three or four helicopters .

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