List of Inactive United States Marine Corps Aircraft Squadrons - Inactive Squadrons - Marine Photographic Squadrons

Marine Photographic Squadrons

Marine photographic squadrons were first formed in 1942 and went through numerous name changes while they were active. VMDs/VMPs flew photographic modified versions of the SBD Dauntless, PB4Y-1 Liberator, PB4Y-2 Privateer and F7F Tigercat. The main mission of these squadrons was to conduct long range, very high-altitude photographic reconnaissance.

Squadron Name Insignia Nickname Date Inactivated
VMD-154
Pathfinders
September 10, 1945
VMP-254
November 30, 1949
VMP-354
December 8, 1949
VMD-954
January 31, 1946

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