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    Welcome home fellow Marines and Sailors

    S/F Gary Alls
    HMM-263 '66-'67

    Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
    Friends of VMM-263,

    I am sending this out to everyone (with an e-mail address) who has shown such great consideration and generosity towards the deployed Marines and Sailors of VMM-263 during this squadron’s Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment.

    I wanted to let you all know that this e-mail address will soon be non-functional, which is a good thing because it means that this combat tour is nearing its end.

    Thank you all for everything you have done for this squadron while we have been over here, most especially during the holiday season when family separation hits deployed families the hardest. Your kindness has been inspiring and reaffirmed to us the goodness present in the hearts of those we deploy to defend.

    Once we are back home, the best source of info on the squadron is via the official squadron website

    You have my genuine admiration and thanks.

    Semper Fidelis.

    LtCol Paul Rock

    CO VMM-263

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    Great tour "Brother" we're all proud of you guys. I hope your replacements can have as safe a tour as yours. You guys should show up at the Pop-A-Smoke reunion in DC this summer. God's speed be with you!
    Semper Fi


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      Thunder Chickens

      Lt. Col. Rock,
      You and your unit have done us all PROUD, Sir! Thanks for what you do and all you have done! A special thanks for my flag and certificate! Means a lot to me and the deserving Marine I sent it too!
      Semper Fidelis

      Phu Bai tower:
      YW-11 for Phu Bai DASC-
      Remember, These are "A" models!
      YW-11 BuNo-151939
      '65 Model CH-46A