VMB-611 Insignia

MARINE BOMBING SQUADRON SIX-ELEVEN

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Correction end of 2014 flying. Last PBJ in the world.

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L/h engine paid for. PBJ-1J Semper Do flying by end of head

Added: June 16, 2014
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I had the pleasure to meet William Whiteside today, and who was a Staff Sargent with VMB-611. We had a long chat about his time with this squadron, and was glad to have found this site. My brother is a former Marine aviator (HMM-163), and I a former Naval aviator (HAL-3). You have a great website and quite a legacy.

Added: April 19, 2014
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My uncle was Robert L. Woods. On the morning of 9/11 he was flying from Washington DC to San Diego for a much anticipated reunion with his Squadron. They were rerouted for several days till allowed to fly again. He did not return home immediately when the all clear came but like many of his compatriots, not to be deterred, he continued on to his original destination. What a remarkable generation! And how much we owe them.

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My uncle was Robert L. Woods. On the morning of 9/11 he was flying from Washington DC to San Diego for a much anticipated reunion with his Squadron. They were rerouted for several days till allowed to fly again. He did not return home immediately when the all clear came but like many of his compatriots, not to be deterred, he continued on to his original destination. What a remarkable generation! And how much we owe them.

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My father Jack Youngblood Jr. served with VMB611.I went to reniouns after his passing and met many heroes of 611. Semper Fi Jack Youngblood 111 USMC 71-74

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This is a great site a lot of fun good info .My dad joined the Army in 1940 because he still could not find steady work. 804th Engineers heavy equipment driver helped build runways often under fire. Never talked much about it!!!!

Added: March 28, 2014
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Hi! My great uncle was Charles A. Jones, Jr. I have recently been going through all of his letters that my family has of his from the war. My grandmother, Isabel, was his younger sister. His death greatly impacted my family. Unfortunately it was so traumatic that he was rarely spoken of after his passing. Being born 41 years after his approx. date of death / going MIA, he has become somewhat of a mythical figure in my family. I'm hoping that by posting here that perhaps someone may be able to shed some light or share some stories about my uncle Charles in regards to who he was as a man, friend, and soldier. Thank you so much for your time.

Sincerely ,
Libby


Added: March 3, 2014
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As a Viet Nam Veteran ( USMC-Da Nang 1966), I want to Thank each and everyone of these heroic Marines for giving me my freedoms and they taught me what honor and commitment that I owe to my God, my Country and my Corps and my Family. With these gallant men there would be no America. Thank You

Semper-fi


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My grandfather is pilot George "bud" Barnett. He is doing great at 90 living in Prescott,Arizona. I will tell him about this site. He loves to talk about his time as a pilot. He has Ben an inspiration to us all especially his great gran kids!

Added: February 3, 2014
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