LtCol J.J. Kinnerup
Welcomes You to...
Marine Air Control Squadron 4
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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