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LtCol J.J. Kinnerup

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Marine Air Control Squadron 4




Our History...


Originally activated on 5 May 1944 at Cherry Point, North Carolina, as Air Warning Squadron 13. Between 1944 and 1947 the squadron relocated four times and was deactivated on 30 April 1947 in Santa Ana, California.
Reactivated on 30 June 1951 and assigned to Marine Air Control Group 3, Air Fleet Marine Force, Pacific. The squadron was redesignated to Marine Air Control Squadron 4 on 15 February 1954. MACS 4 Deployed to Thailand during May-July 1962 in connection with the Communist threat to Thailand. MACS-4 articipated in the war in Vietnam, operating from DA Nang from 1967-1971 at which time it was relocated to Santa Ana, California and deactivated on 31 January 1971. MACS-4 was reactivated on 15 June 1971 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, and has called Okinawa home ever since.



Our Combat Citations...


In recognition of their accomplishments, MACS 4 has been awarded the Presidential Unit Citation Streamer, Navy Unit Commendation Streamer, American Campaign Streamer, World War II Victory Streamer, National Defense Service Streamer with one Bronze Star, Marine Corps Expeditionary Streamer, Vietnam Service Streamer with one Silver and four Bronze Stars, and the Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Civil Action Streamer.





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