Last update on Mar.15, 2017

NAF Kadena
31stMEU/MAG-36
(May 1996 - Jul.2000)
 DeploymentSquadronAircraftRemarks
 May1996 - Sep.1999
VMA-311
DET.
EP/ET
AV-8BAttached HMM-265(Rein) or HMM-262(Rein).
transferred 4xAV-8s to VMA-211
 Sep.1999 - Jan.2000
VMA-211
DET.
EP/ET
AV-8Breceived 4xAV-8Bs from VMA-311
Sep.1999 - Jan.2000, attached HMM-265(Rein)
Jan.2000 - end of Jan.2000, attached HMM-262(Rein)
 Jan.2000 - Jul.2000
VMA-513
DET.
ET
AV-8BAttached HMM-262(Rein).
transferred all of AV-8s to VMA-214
NAF Kadena/Marine Wing Liaison Kadena (MWLK)/MCAS Iwakuni
31stMEU/MAG-36 from MAG-12
(Jul.2000 - Present)
 DeploymentSquadronAircraftRemarks
 Jul.2000 - Jan.2001
VMA-214
DET.
WE
AV-8BAttached HMM-262(Rein).
received all of AV-8s from VMA-513
departed MCAS Iwakuni on Jan.5, 2001
 Jan.2001 - Jul.2001Not deployed
 Jul.2001 - Jan.2002
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs/AV-8B+s arrived Jul.15, 2001
transferred all of AV-8s to VMA-211
 Jan.2002 - Jul.2002
VMA-211
DET.
ET
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
received all of AV-8s from VMA-311
transferred all of AV-8s to VMA-214
 Jul.2002 - Jun.2003
VMA-214
DET.B
ET
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
received all of AV-8s from VMA-211
6xAV-8Bs/AV-8B+s departed on Jun.14, 2003
 Jun.2003 - Dec.2003
VMA-231
DET.
EP
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8B+s arrived Jun.12, 2003
5xAV-8B+s departed on Dec.15, 2003
transferred 1xAV-8B+ to VMA-211
 Jan.2004 - Feb.2005
VMA-211
DET.
EP
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
received 1xAV-8B+ from VMA-231
1xAV-8B and 2xAV-8B+s arrived Jan.5, 2004
the arrival date of 2xAV-8s is not clear
replaced other DET in Jun. 2004
6xAV-8s returned to MCAS Yuma on Feb.7, 2005
 Feb.2005 - Apr.2005Not deployed
 May 2005 - Dec.2005
VMA-311
DET.
ET
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
2xAV-8Bs and 4xAV-8B+s arrived May 2, 2005
transferred 6xAV-8Bs to VMA-214DET.
 Dec.2005 - Jul.2006
VMA-214
DET.
ET
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
received 6xAV-8Bs from VMA-311DET.
transferred 6xAV-8Bs to VMA-311DET.
 Jul.2006 - Jan.2007
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
received 6xAV-8Bs from VMA-214DET.
2xAV-8Bs arrived Jul.17, 2006 as reinforcement
7xAV-8Bs departed Jan.18, 2007
transferred 1xAV-8B+ to VMA-214DET.
 Jan.2007 - Dec.2007
VMA-214
DET.
WE
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-265(Rein)
7xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena on Jan.13, 2007
received 1xAV-8B+ from VMA-311DET.
5xAV-8B+s departed Kadena Dec. 2007
transferred 2xAV-8B+s to VMA-513DET. Dec. 2007
1xAV-8B+ left Kadena on Feb.28, 2008
 Dec.2007 - Jul.2008
VMA-513
DET.
WF
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
4xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Dec.17, 2007
2xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Dec. 2007
received 2xAV-8B+s from VMA-214DET.
8xAV-8Bs departed Jul.16, 2008
 Jul.2008 - Jan.2009
VMA-223
DET.
WP
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-262(Rein)
5xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Jul.14, 2008
3xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Jul.28, 2008
4xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jan.13, 2009
2xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jan.14, 2009
2xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jan.22, 2009
 Jan.2009 - Aug.2009
VMA-211
DET.
CF
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
8xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jan.10, 2009
7xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Aug.26, 2009
 Aug.2009 - Jan.2010
VMA-513
DET.
WF
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8B+s arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Aug.24, 2009
2xAV-8B+s arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Aug. 2009
transferred 4xAV-8B+s to VMA-311DET.
4xAV-8B+s departed Jan.20, 2010
 Jan.2010 - Jul.2010
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-265(Rein)
received 4xAV-8B+s from VMA-513DET.
4xAV-8B+s arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jan.13, 2010
4xAV-8B+s departed Jul.10, 2010
4xAV-8B+s departed Jul.13, 2010
 Jul.2010 - Jan.2011
VMA-542
DET.
WH
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
8xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jul.8, 2010
8xAV-8Bs departed Jan.11, 2011
 Jan.2011 - May 2011
VMA-211
DET.
CF
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-262(Rein)
8xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Jan.8, 2011
4xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni May 12, 2011
4xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni May 13, 2011
 May 2011 - Jun.2011Not deployed
 Jun.2011 - Dec.2011
VMA-214
DET.
WE
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jun.15, 2011
 Dec.2011 - Jun.2012
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached HMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Dec.12, 2011
6xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jun.9, 2012
 Jun.2012 - Dec.2012
VMA-542
DET.
WH
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-262(Rein)
4xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jun.7, 2012
4xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Jun.8, 2012
8xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Dec.11, 2012
 Dec.2012 - Jun.2013
VMA-513
DET.
WF
AV-8B+ Attached HMM-262(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at MWLK Dec. 2012
transferred all AV-8Bs to VMA-214DET.
 Jun.2013 - Nov.2013
VMA-214
DET.
WE
AV-8B+ Attached VMM-265(Rein)
received all AV-8Bs from VMA-513DET.
6xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Nov.22, 2013
 Nov.2013 - May2014
VMA-223
DET.
WP
AV-8B+ Attached VMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena Nov.20, 2013
transferred all AV-8Bs to VMA-542DET.
 May2014 - Nov.2014
VMA-542
DET.
WH
AV-8B+ Attached VMM-262(Rein)
received all AV-8Bs from VMA-223DET.
6xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Nov.23, 2014
 Nov.2014 - May 2015
VMA-231
DET.
CG
AV-8B+ Attached VMM-262(Rein)
4xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Nov.21, 2014
2xAV-8Bs arrived at MCAS Iwakuni Dec.5, 2014
6xAV-8Bs departed Kadena May
 May 2015 - Nov.2015
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached VMM-265(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at Kadena May 20, 2015
6xAV-8Bs departed Kadena Nov. 2015
 Nov.2015 - Dec.2015Not deployed
 Dec.2015 - Jun.2016
VMA-214
DET.
WE
AV-8B+ Attached VMM-265(Rein)
3xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Dec. 18, 2015
3xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Dec. 30, 2015
6xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jun. 16, 2016
 Jun.2016 - Jan. 2017
VMA-542
DET.
WH
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached VMM-262(Rein)
6xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Jun. 15, 2016
2xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Jul. 2, 2016
1xAV-8B lost Sep. 22, 2016
7xAV-8Bs departed MCAS Iwakuni Jan. 29, 2017
Jan.2017 -
VMA-311
DET.
WL
AV-8B+
AV-8B
Attached VMM-262(Rein)
3xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Jan. 27, 2017
3xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Jan. 28, 2017
2xAV-8Bs arrived at Iwakuni Mar. 11, 2017

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