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After Action Report
Date of Action: August 15, 2008
VMF-251 rolled from carrier 76 in F6Fs with The Damned at 2303. Flight Assignments as follows:
Squadron assigned escort of Fate and Sky Knights to A22. Squadron formed with F6Fs of Fate and climbed to 30,000ft, while Damned proceeded NE to sweep/draw off enemy fighter cover. TBMs of Sky Knights proceeded low into target further S.
Contact made with enemy around 2330. VMF-251 engaged enemy fighters while Fate proceeded to target area. Bodie shot down 2334. HAMMERR downed Ki-84 at 2335. Trol downed Ki-61 at 2336. Wyatt claimed Ki-84 at 2337. Morgan claimed Ki-61 at 2337. Grue shot down 2337. Wyatt and Trol each recorded second Ki-84 at 2338. aJoust, Morgan, Sidle shot down 2338.HAMMERR, Roche, MEF4UD, Wyatt and Trol shot down 2339.