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USMC Party Hats MAG-11 XO DA NANG '69-70
Old 11-29-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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Default USMC Party Hats MAG-11 XO DA NANG '69-70

I rarely have anything to share in this section, VN is a part of my collection that has been ignored for the past few years. But I got a bit lucky today and thought I would share.
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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Some other views
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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The only way I knew the unit
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:58 PM   #4
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The Makers labels are still present in both;
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:01 PM   #5
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If anyone has any more info on MAG-11 in '69-70, please feel free to share.

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Old 11-30-2012, 02:37 PM   #6
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I think this may be your guy.


John K. Davis, General, USMC (Ret.)
Date of Designation: 30 June 1954
Dates of Active Duty: 14 June 1945 - 25 August 1946
15 August 1950 - 31 May 1986
Total Flight Hours: 4,750
Carrier/Ship Landings: Fixed wing: 6 Rotary: 6
Approximate Flight Hours:
Jet: 3,000 Prop: 1,600 Helo: 150 VF/VA: 2,900
VR/VP: 500 VT: 800
Combat Tours:
Vietnam: Aviation Safety Officer, 1st MAW, and XO,
MAG-11, Danang, RVN. Aug. 1969 - Aug. 1970.
171 attack missions (VA)
Aviation Commands:
CO, VMA(AW)-224. Nov. 1967 - Jan. 1968.
CO, VMAT(AW)-202, Jan. 1968 - Jul. 1968.
CO, MAG-46/MARTD, Jul. 1973 - Jul. 1975.
CG, COMCABWEST/CG, MCAS El Toro, CA., Jun. 1976 -
Feb. 1977.
CG, 3rd MAW, Feb. 1977 - Feb. 1978.
CG, 1sr MAW, Feb. 1978 - May 1970.
CG, FMF Pacific, Jun. 1981 - Jun. 1983.
Combat Awards:
Legion of Merit with Combat "V" (RVN)
Distinguished Flying Cross (RVN)
Air Medal with bronze numeral 10
Duty Assignment Chronology
6/45-8/46 Enlisted Marine (Parris Island, Camp Lejeune,
Quantico and Hawaii).
8/50-3/51 The Basic School, Quantico, VA.
4/51-10/52 3d Amphibious Tractor Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA.
10/52-2/54 Pre-Flight and Basic flight training, NAS Pensacola, FL.
2/54-7/54 Advanced Training Command, NAS Corpus Christi, TX.
8/54-1/55 VMF (N)-542, MCAS El Toro, CA.
1/55-5/56 VMF (N)-513, K-6 Korea and NAS Atsugi , Japan.
5/56-2/58 Marine Air Control Squadron 4 (MACS-4) , MCAS Tustin, CA.
2/58-10/58 VMA-121, MCAS El Toro, CA.
10/58-6/59 VMA-311, MCAS El Toro, CA.
8/59-7/62 Instructor, VT-26, NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX.
8/62-7/63 Student, Air Command and Staff College , Maxwell AFB, AL.
8/63-9/64 1st MAW, MCAS Iwakuni, Japan.
10/64-8/67 Staff, Headquarters Allied Forces Europe, Oslo, Norway
8/67-7/68 CO, VMA(AW)-224 and CO, VMAT(AW)- 202, MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
8/68-6/69 Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.
8/69-8/70 Aviation Safety Officer, 1st MAW and XO, MAG-11, Danang, RVN.
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:30 PM   #7
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I think you may be correct. Thanks!

Now I have to figure out how these hats made it to Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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We can rule out that Bill Clinton brought it back from Viet Nam .
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We can rule out that Bill Clinton brought it back from Viet Nam .
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