During this deployment, HMLA-269 also became the first squadron to deploy the new Night Targeting System on all of its Cobras; effectively adding increased combat compatibility to the forward deployed forces. Being Named the HML/A-269 Squadron of the Year rewarded the squadrons hard efforts that year.
Mar 21, 2017 · One round at a time: HMLA-269 Marine leads by example Cpl. Cade Mierstice stands among aircraft on a flight line during cold weather training aboard Ft. Drum, N.Y., Mar. 11, 2017. After being an avid competitor in wrestling, he chose to join the Marine Corps because he did not want to settle for anything short of the finest. HMLA 269, about 4.5" More Information More Information * * Related Products ‹ › Add to Cart. Wish List Compare. Quickview. Top Gun Jacket 2. $799.00 $895.00. Add In the days to come, most of the Marines and sailors will work only a short drive from where their hangar once was, down the road at HMLA-167 and HMLA-269. "Every Marine is an essential part of the team," said Moore. "Innovation and adaptability played a huge part in this squadron’s success." During the training event, HMLA-269 utilized a 90 foot rope to allow Marines training with EOTG to fast-rope to the ground below the aircraft safely. When conducting these types of insertions a 90
The CH-53E's aerial refueled, then ground refueled AH-1 helicopters of HMLA-269 enroute to and from Puerto Rico. HMH-464 externally lifted a UH-1N from a 10,000 foot mountain landing zone in the
HMLA-169 deployed again in the summer of 2004 to support the second iteration of OIF. During this deployment they provided close air support during the Battle of Najaf and Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah. The squadron is configured with 18 AH-1W SuperCobras and 9 UH-1Y SuperHueys. HMLA 269 Gunrunners. 1,162 likes · 1 talking about this. The Official site of the HMLA-269 Gunrunners. HMLA-169 HMLA-267 HMLA-369 HMLA-469 VMM-364 VMM-164 HMLAT-303 MALS-39 MACG-38. MTACS 38 MWCS-38 MASS-3 3D LAAD BN MACS-1 MWSG-37. MWSS-371 MWSS-372 MWSS-374 MWHS-3 3rd MAW Band Resources. Career / Manpower I Marine Expeditionary Force MARADMINs Marine Corps Orders & Directives NCIS Reporting Procedures SAPR News. Press Releases
At the end of that year HMLA-267 became the sole provider of HMLA detachments to the 11th, 13th, 15th, and 31st Marine Expeditionary Units (MEU’s) in support of I MEF and III MEF. While other MAG 39 squadrons continued to deploy to Iraq in support of counter-insurgency operations there, the Stingers began regularly deploying from Southern
In June 2007, Col Pavelko reported to MAG-29 as the Future Operations Officer where he deployed to Iraq in support of OIF 07.2-08.1. Returning from Iraq in February 2008, he transferred to HMLA-269 Gunrunners as the Operations Officer. In August 2008, he deployed to Iraq with HMLA-269 for OIF 08.2-09.1, returning in February of 2009. During this deployment, HMLA-269 also became the first squadron to deploy the new Night Targeting System on all of its Cobras; effectively adding increased combat compatibility to the forward deployed forces. Being Named the HML/A-269 Squadron of the Year rewarded the squadrons hard efforts that year. As of April 2012, HMLA-267 transitioned completely from the AH-1W to the AH-1Z Viper, ending their decades long usage of the Whiskey. HMLA-267 was the first HMLA to completely transition to the AH-1Z and the UH-1Y. In March 2017, HMLA-267 was presented the John P. Giguere Award for the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron of the Year for 2017.