U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker/Released 200423-M-HB448-1058.JPG
May 5, 2020
Col. Matthew H. Phares, the commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 31, reflects on the many accomplishments that VMFA-251 had while active during a deactivation ceremony for VMFA-251 at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., April 23, 2020. The squadron was active for nearly 80 years, supported various combat operations, and will be stood back up as an F-35C squadron aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aidan Parker)
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