VMB-611 Insignia

MARINE BOMBING SQUADRON SIX-ELEVEN

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Thank you for everything you did to protect the world we all live in!!

Added: November 13, 2008
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Thank you for your service, commitment and sacrifice. You make our country what it is today.

Added: November 13, 2008
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I am so glad to see this website, allowing all who see it to pay their respects, and to be educated about the VMB-611. My grandfather is Gordon "Mike" Swezey. He is the man that I admire the most in this world. I am very interested to know how his nickname "Mike" came about if any of the readers here know! If anyone has any stories to share with me about him, I would love to hear them, please feel free to contact me. I would like to thank you all for the protection of our country, you are an extremely important part of our history as Americans. I want to personally thank you for putting your lives on the line for us to have the freedoms that we have and enjoy today and I would also like to say that I appreciate each and every one of you!
Best Regards,
Shawna-Fay Booth
(Gordon "Mike" Swezey's grand-daughter


Added: November 11, 2008
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I am the daughter of Dan Hill and I live in Pensacola, Florida. The VMB-611, as you know, donated its archives to the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, which displays Navy, Marine and Coast Guard aviation. I have been volunteering there in order to work on the VMB-611 archives and am really getting to "know" the squadron members through photos, letters, Aircraft Action Reports, rosters, and other memorabilia. If you visit the museum, you can now access a portion of the archives. The museum's goal is to put the entire collection on the World Wide Web so anyone who would like to can have access to it. Thanks to all the squadron members for your dedication, your service, and your contributions to the archives.

Added: October 30, 2008
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Robert has done a great job setting up this site!I'm thrilled to see that the men of VMB-611 finally have their own site. God bless you one and all! Semper fi!

Added: October 28, 2008
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I am The son of PFC Ronald B. Trombley.
He was very proud of his time in the squadron. I had the privledge of attending two reunions with him and met some of the squadron members. I am proud to be the son of a Marine and an honarary member of VMB611.
Dad passed on in Decemer, 2003. We buried him with military honors as should be, complete with the eagle, globe and anchor engraved in his coffin lid.
Semper Fi ooh rah, rest in peace
I appreciate this site and I will return.


Added: October 22, 2008
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My dad flew with VMB611. Any stories about him would be appreciated since he died in 1963 and he never really shared with the family what it was like.

Added: October 6, 2008
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Son of Earl D. Westfall, MtSgt. joined VMB 611 15 Sept. 1945. Great Web Site.

Added: October 6, 2008
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3 Oct 2008
Truly one of the best "unit' histories on the web. I should think any descendent of these most gallant of men would be proud to see their fathers remembered and their stories told.

Lest we forget.
Roger Mansell
Director
Center For Research
Allied POWS Under The Japanese


Added: October 3, 2008
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I am a Viet Nam veteran, having served with the 25th Infantry Division from 1968-1969. My father, Fred Tymeson Sr., was a member of this Marine Bombing Squadron. Sadly, Dad died years ago, long before were were able to discuss our war experiences, and I am just now starting to learn about his War history.

Thanks for a great site!!!


Added: September 27, 2008
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