VMO-6Marine Observation Squadron 6
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VMO-6 also flew several OY Sentinel artillery-spotting aircraft, nicknamed "Grasshoppers.
While the drops went off without a hitch, enemy counterattacks necessitated a call to VMO-6, which responded by evacuating 13 wounded.
Upon arriving at Pusan on 2 August, VMO-6 was immediately swamped with calls.
VMO-6 tried to maintain one or two Sentinels aloft at all times, which often ranged far ahead of the point, operating at extremely low altitudes to locate well-camouflaged enemy positions.
Twenty-six rescues were accomplished by VMO-6 between 10 August and 31 December 1950, with more than one helo retuming riddled with holes; in some instances, the helos swooped in literally on top of approaching enemy troops.