Jul 16, 2013

Following the Deactivation Ceremony of Marine Attack Squadron 513, Lt. Col. Samuel Smith, the VMA-513 commanding officer, left, receives his certificate of retirement from Maj. Gen. Steven Busby, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Air Wing, center, and Sgt. Maj. Raquel Painter, the sergeant major of VMA-513, right, July 12, at the squadron hanger on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. Smith is the final commanding officer of “The Flying Nightmares.”

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