Announcement

Collapse

Terms of Use Agreement

1. You agree, through your use of these public Forums, not to post any material which is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, sexually orientated, abusive, hateful, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you. You further agree not to use these public Forums for advertising or other commercial enterprise purposes. Any questions directed to, or concerning the administration of this website, will be sent to admin@popasmoke.com and not posted to the public Forums.

2. All postings express the views of the author, and neither the administrators nor POPASMOKE will be held responsible for the content of any postings submitted by the Members or anyone else. The administrators of these Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any postings for any reason. Members who make postings on the Forums which are not in accordance with the Terms of Use Agreement, risk having their posting privileges withdrawn.
See more
See less

Phrogs

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Joe Reed
    replied
    Re: Phrogs

    Slick, thanks for the info. Is HMM/VMM-262 the last active duty CH-46 unit?? I knew the day would come, like it did for the UH-34 guys, necessary I suppose but still sad for us old folks.

    Leave a comment:


  • Slick
    started a topic Phrogs

    Phrogs

    Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (VMM-262) bid farewell to the CH-46E, the Sea Knight, Aug. 30 in a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. The 60-year-old helicopter became obsolete with the arrival of the MV-22B Osprey, a hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft that is faster, more versatile and capable of hauling more troops and gear. The last of the Sea Knights await full retirement and final decisions regarding relocation; likely a number will be placed on "hold," in case there is a future need. "It's sad to see it go," said Capt. Cory Frederick, a pilot with VMM-262. "It's bittersweet."
    http://www.stripes.com/news/sun-sets...hrogs-1.238222
Working...
X