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Lt. Col. Harold E. Dowling, Marine Tactical Air Command


Lt. Col. Harold E. Dowling, Marine Tactical Air Command



Lt. Col. Harold E. Dowling, Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 18 commanding officer, prepares to cut the cake during the 50th anniversary celebration of MTACS-18 at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, September 15, 2017. During the ceremony, Marines read excerpts about the courageous efforts put forth by MTACS-18. The squadron was activated on September 1, 1967 at Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam, as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron 18, Marine Air Control Group 18, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez)





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