(Last update on Mar.2, 2016)
31st MAU
HMM-165(C)
USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
Oct.1, 1971 - Aug.20, 1972 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 1-1x
CH-46DHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53DHMH-462 DET.
YW 3x
UH-1EHML-367 DET.
 
CH-46D(*1)
(*1) assigned to USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
rather than to 31st MAU.
(*2) 31st MAU and HMM-165(C)
deployed aboard USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
from Nov. 1971 to Jul. 1972.
(*3) 31st MAU and HMM-165(C)
cross-decked to USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11)
Jul. 1972.


(Last update on Mar. 16, 2016)
31st MAU
HMM-165(C)
USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11)
Jul.17, 1972 - May 13, 1973 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xx
CH-46DHMM-165
YW xx
CH-53DHMH- DET.
YW xx
UH-1EHML- DET.
Participated :
late July and early August, 1972, Philippine flood relief operations
early February 1973 - April 17, 1973, operation END SWEEP in the Gulf of Tonkin


(Last update on Aug.25, 2010)
HMM-165(C)
USS TRIPOLI (LPH 10)
Mar.6, 1973 - Oct.27, 1973 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xx
CH-46DHMM-165
YW xx
CH-53DHMH-462 DET.
YW xx
UH-1EHML-367 DET.
Participated :
operation END SWEEP in the Gulf of Tonkin
Amphibious Exercises in the Philippines


(Last update on Jan.29, 2014)
1st Marine Brigade
HMM-165(C)
USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11)
Apr.2, 1977 - Dec.7, 1977 (WestPac)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xx
CH-46DHMM-165 (*1)
YW xx
CH-53DHMH-462 DET.
YW xx
AH-1J
UH-1N
HML-367 DET.
 
CH-46DCajun V (Bu.No. 153395) (*2)
(*1) HMM-165 deployed aboard the NEW ORLEANS
from late April of 1977 to November of 1977.
(*2) assigned to USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11) rather than to 1st Marine Brigade


(Last update on Aug.5, 2015)
31st MAU
HMM-165(C)
USS OKINAWA (LPH 3)
Dec. 1979 - Jun. 1980 (Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xx
CH-46DHMM-165
YW xx
CH-53DHMH-463 DET.
YW xx
UH-1NHML- DET.
YW xx
AH-1THMA-169 DET.
 
CH-46D(*1)
(*1) assigned to USS OKINAWA (LPH 3) rather than to 31st MAU
Participated :
Carter Doctrine


(Last update on Mar.1, 2017)
1st Marine Brigade
HMM-165(C)
USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
Jan.22, 1981 - Aug.4, 1981 (WestPac)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46DHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53DHMH- DET.
YW 3x
AH-1THMA-169 DET.
YW 4x
UH-1NHML- DET.
DD 000
UH-1NBu.No. 160834 "Devil Dog 000" (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3) rather than to 1st Marine Brigade
Participated :
exercise TEAM SPIRIT in the environs of Pusan, Republic of Korea
exercise VALIANT USHER in the Operations Area, Western Australia


(Last update on Jun.15, 2011)
31st MAU
HMM-165(C)
USS TARAWA (LHA 1)
Apr.27, 1983 - Nov.22, 1983 (WestPac, Indian Ocean, Med)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xxx
CH-46EHMM-165 (*1)
YW xxx
CH-53DHMH- DET.
YW xxx
AH-1T
UH-1N
HMA-169 DET.
YW xxx
AV-8AVMA-231 DET.B
(*1) HMM-165 deployed aboard the TARAWA from May 4, 1983 to Nov. 14, 1983.
Participated :
exercise BELL VOLCANO 83-1 in the Hawaiian Operating Area
exercise TRANSITEX 83-14 in the Buckner Bay, Okinawa
exercise VALIANT BLITZ 83-3 in the Okinawa Operating Area
exercise COBRA GOLD 83 in the Gulf of Thailand
exercise BRIGHT STAR off the coast of Berbera, Somalia
in support of U.S. Component of the Multinational Peacekeeping Forces
off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon


(Last update on Feb.16, 2011)
31st MAU (*1)
HMM-165(C)
USS NEW ORLEANS (LPH 11)
May 30, 1984 - Dec.6, 1984 (WestPac, Indian Ocean)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53DHMH- DET.
YW xx
AH-1T
UH-1N
HMA-169 DET.
(*1) 31st MAU cross-decked to USS TARAWA (LHA 1) on Nov. 19, 1984 at Japan.


(Last update on May 30, 2012)
11th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS PELELIU (LHA 5)
Jun.21, 1999 - Dec.20, 1999 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-169 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-211? DET.
VR xx
HH-46DHC-11 DET.6 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS PELELIU (LHA 5) rather than to 11th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation STABILISE in East Timor


(Last update on Dec.28, 2011)
13th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Dec.1, 2001 - Jun.18, 2002 (WestPac, North Arabian Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-369 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-211 DET.
VR xx
HH-46DHC-11 DET.4 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 13th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation ENDURING FREEDOM
operation ANACONDA in Afganistan
operation HAND CLASP in Lamu, Kenya
exercise EDGED MALLET in Kenya


(Last update on Sep.26, 2012)
1st MEF(*1)
Amphibious Task Force West (ATF-W)(*1)
Jan.17, 2003 - Jul.26, 2003 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW xx
CH-46EHMM-165
YQ xx
CH-46EHMM-268
YJ xx
CH-53EHMH-465
SN xx
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-169
UV xx
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 (*2)
CF xx
AV-8BVMA-211 (*3)
WL xx
AV-8BVMA-311
(*1) 1st MEF/ATF-W
USS BOXER (LHD 4)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
USS Cleveland (LPD 7)
USS Dubuque (LPD 8)
USS Anchorage (LSD 36)
USS Comstock (LSD 45)
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52)
(*2) 07May2003, returned to Camp Pendleton
(*3) 24May2003, returned to MCAS Yuma


(Last update on Dec.7, 2011)
15th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6)
Dec.6, 2004 - Jun.6, 2005 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH-462 DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-513 DET.
VR xx
MH-60SHC-11 DET.4 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) rather than to 15th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation UNIFIED ASSISTANCE in the Indonesian island of Sumatra
operation IRAQI FREEDOM


(Last update on Nov.20, 2013)
15th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS BOXER (LHD 4)
(Expeditionary Strike Group FIVE)
Sep.13, 2006 - May 31, 2007 (WestPac, Persian Gulf)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
VR 76, xx
MH-60SHSC-21 DET.2 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS BOXER (LHD 4) rather than to 15th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation IRAQI FREEDOM
exercise MALABAR off the southwest coast of India


(Last update on Jan.9, 2013)
15th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS PELELIU (LHA 5)
(Peleliu Expeditionary Strike Group)
May 4, 2008 - Nov.4, 2008 (WestPac, Persian Gulf, Red Sea)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH-465 DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
VR xx
MH-60SHSC-21 DET. (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS PELELIU (LHA 5) rather than to 15th MEU(SOC)
Participated :
operation IRAQI FREEDOM in the Persian Gulf
Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the Red Sea


(Last update on Aug.22, 2012)
15th MEU(SOC)
HMM-165(Rein)
USS PELELIU (LHA 5)
(Peleliu Expeditionary Strike Group)
May 22, 2010 - Dec.18, 2010 (WestPac, CENTCOM AOR)
Modex
AircraftRemarks
YW 0x-1x
CH-46EHMM-165
YW 2x
CH-53EHMH- DET.
YW 3x
YW 4x
UH-1N
AH-1W
HMLA-267 DET.
YW 5x
AV-8BVMA-311 DET.
WC xx
MH-60SHSC-23 DET.5 (*1)
(*1) assigned to USS PELELIU (LHA 5) rather than to 15th MEU(SOC)