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In short order, the necessary unit transfers and personnel joining were made and the authorized composition and strength of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing achieved.

Units -of the 1stWing mounted out and sailed for the Far East on 17 and 24 August, and the remaining units, including an augmentation detail for MAG-33 containing 60 percent reservists, sailed on 1 September. By 17 September, all these units had arrived at their destinations.