HISTORY - ACCOUNTS - Jay Velie|
I was with VMA-251 , stationed at Atsugi , Japan,
for most of 1956. We were a detachment of the main squadron, which was based at
We were a “Special weapons Delivery Unit" consisting of about 12 pilots, flying
AD-4 and AD-6 Douglas Skyraiders (A-1’s).
Our mission was the delivery of tactical atomic weapons.
Our C.O. at the time was Lt. Col. Edgar Smith.