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Re: United Stated Marine Corps Unit Deployment Program (UDP)

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Good evening,

Three F-35s arrived today at Iwakuni as EMCEE 71-73 from Alaska.
Supporting KC-10 VINYL 22 (84-0191) arrived at Yokota from Eielson.

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Re: United Stated Marine Corps Unit Deployment Program (UDP)

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These F35's arrived at Iwakuni

22/11; 06/169679, 12/169685 16/169689
24/11; 07/169682, 10-169683 11/169684
7/12; 13/169686 14/169687
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Two more F-35 arrived at Iwakuni today as EMCEE 63 flight with KC-10A VINYL 36 (87-0119) going to Yokoya.
BuNos via https://twitter.com/miejapan4 : 169688 and 169690. Soundclip: https://tinyurl.com/ybw58t2y

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Probably the final F/A-18 Hornet UDP deployment to Japan, VMFA-232 with ten aircraft to Iwakuni MCAS.

RUMMY 61 (17-46031) and RUMMY 62 (16-46022) departed Wednesday March 10 from Travis AFB to Honolulu.
They joined with CUBE 11-18 out of Miramar, while airspares CUBE 17 and 18 returned later to Miramar.

RUMMY 71 (18-46047) and RUMMY 72 (18-46054) departed Thursday March 11 from Travis AFB to Honolulu.
They joined with CUBE 21-24 out of Miramar, airspare was CUBE 25.

They departed to Andersen AFB, Guam last weekend with two KC-135s RUMMY 63 (62-3515) and RUMMY 73 (60-0341).
Four aircraft arrived at RJOI yesterday and four more today. They are are under Coronet West 456.

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Five Growlers departed from Honolulu this evening as DORY 41- 45 to Andersen AFB with KC-10A FIST 91 (85-0029).
Supporting KC-135R FIST 92 (58-0027) from and to PHNL. They should be departing to Japan tomorrow.


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The VAQ-132 Growlers arrived at Misawa today from Andersen AFB as DORY 41-45.
Supporting KC-10A FIST 91 (85-0029) arrived at Yokota airbase.

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Dutchmil wrote: 15 Apr 2021, 23:29 The VAQ-132 Growlers arrived at Misawa today from Andersen AFB as DORY 41-45.
Supporting KC-10A FIST 91 (85-0029) arrived at Yokota airbase.

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168251 NL-540 EA-18G VAQ-132 DORY41 Flt
168389 NL-541 EA-18G VAQ-132 DORY41 Flt
166899 NL-542 EA-18G VAQ-132 DORY41 Flt
168942 NL-543 EA-18G VAQ-132 DORY41 Flt
166896 NL-544 EA-18G VAQ-132 DORY41 Flt
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The VAQ-135 Growlers returned from their WestPac deployment to Whidbey Island NAS yesterday, 23 April 2021.

They departed from Honolulu as DORY 61-63 and DORY 71-72 with supporting tankers FIST13 (62-3569) and FIST14 (79-1950).
They were under Coronet West 455, this was their clearance: https://tinyurl.com/33j7usex


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Does anyone know, which Growler squadron will release VAQ-132 next month ?

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VAQ-138. Change is already taking place.
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Not sure if it's part of the UDP, but 12x VMFA-112 F/A-18A++ and F/A-18Cs have shown up at Kadena over the last weekend in September.

Details with credit to Satoru-San and Tally are,

163762 MA-00 F/A-18A++ VMFA-112
163702 MA-01 F/A-18C VMFA-112
163704 MA-02 F/A-18C VMFA-112

162430 MA-03 F/A-18A++ VMFA-112
163773 MA-04 F/A-18C VMFA-112
163456 MA-05 F/A-18C VMFA-112

162453 MA-07 F/A-18A++ VMFA-112
163094 MA-08 F/A-18A++ VMFA-112
163099 MA-10 F/A-18A++ VMFA-112

163709 MA-11 F/A-18C VMFA-112
163775 MA-12 F/A-18C VMFA-112

164197 ..-13 F/A-18C VMFA-112
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Yes, VMFA-112 arrived at Iwakuni 18Sep for UDP, with MA00 & 02 arriving on the 22nd.
This is the correct listing. MA08 is not with them.
MA00/163762
MA01/163702
MA02/163764
MA03/162430
MA04/163773
MA05/163456
MA07/162453
MA10/163099
MA11/163709
MA12/163735
13/164197 u/m
MA14/164204
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The DJ wrote: 07 Oct 2021, 12:41 Yes, VMFA-112 arrived at Iwakuni 18Sep for UDP, with MA00 & 02 arriving on the 22nd.
This is the correct listing. MA08 is not with them.
MA00/163762
MA01/163702
MA02/163764
MA03/162430
MA04/163773
MA05/163456
MA07/162453
MA10/163099
MA11/163709
MA12/163735
13/164197 u/m
MA14/164204
I concur with your buno for MA-02, MA-12, and if MA-14 is present as well that is indeed 164204. All others listed are per my latest notes as well.

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The DJ wrote: 30 Sep 2021, 15:33 VAQ-138. Change is already taking place.
Thank you, do you know when VAQ-132 returned to CONUS ?


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Re: United Stated Marine Corps Unit Deployment Program (UDP)

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Dutchmil wrote: 09 Oct 2021, 10:17
The DJ wrote: 30 Sep 2021, 15:33 VAQ-138. Change is already taking place.
Thank you, do you know when VAQ-132 returned to CONUS ?


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