VMA-214

VMA-214 re-designated as VMFA-214 as the squadron prepares to transition from the AV-8B to the F-35B marking the sundown for Harriers on the West Coast

VMA-214 re-designated as VMFA-214 as the squadron prepares to transition from the AV-8B to the F-35B marking the sundown for Harriers on the West Coast

As part of the transition from the AV-8B Harrier to the F-35B Lightning II, VMA-214 was re-designated as VMFA-214. Marine… Read More

2 years ago

VMA-311 deactivates as USMC retires iconic Harrier Jump Jet. Tomcats will reactivate as VMFA-311 operating the F-35C Lightning II.

Similarly, VMA-214 will begin flying the F-35B as VMFA-214. As shown by the photo in this post, Marine Attack Squadron… Read More

4 years ago

How two VMA-214 AV-8B Harrier pilots helped Marines to win the battle for Saddam Hussein’s Azimiyah Palace and Imam Abu Hanifah Mosque during OIF

‘I kept thinking to myself, 'Don't fuck this up, centre the pipper, keep it slewed on the target,' Maj Mark… Read More

4 years ago