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VFA (Strike Fighter Squadron) Insignia that have been "officially" approved by OPNAVINST. 5030.4E (Note: This listing only includes current operational squadrons)

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VFA-106

Lineage: Established as VFA-106 on 27 April 1984

Insignia approved: 26 May 1982

VFA-113

Lineage:

Established as VF-113 on 15 July 1948

Redesignated VA-113 in March 1956

Redesignated VFA-113 on 25 March 1983

Insignia approved: 4 February 1985

VFA-115

Lineage:

Established as VT-11 on 10 October 1942

Redesignated VA-12A on 15 November 1946

Redesignated VA-115 on 15 July 1948

VA-115 in an inactive status August 1967 to 1 January 1970. The squadron remained on the books and had a very limted number of personnel assigned during this timeframe. It was located at NAS Lemoore during this inactive period.

VA-115 reactivated on 1 January 1970

Redesignated VFA-115 on 30 September 1996

Insignia approved: 17 September 1956*

*The squadron continued to use its old insignia approved for VA-115. The squadron did not request a designation change to its banner following its redesignation to VFA-115.

VFA-122

Lineage: Established as VFA-122 on 1 October 1998

Insignia approved: 25 February 1999

VFA-125

Lineage: Established as VFA-125 on 13 November 1980

Insignia approved: 19 April 1995

 VFA-131

Lineage: Established as VFA-131 on 3 October 1983

Insignia approved: 26 January 1984

 VFA-136

Lineage: Established as VFA-136 on 1 July 1985

Insignia approved: 23 May 1985

 VFA-137

Lineage: Established as VFA-137 on 1 July 1985

Insignia approved: 1 April 1985

 VFA-146

Lineage:

Established as VA-146 on 1 February 1956

Redesignated VFA-146 on 21 July 1989

Insignia approved: 29 August 1968*

*The squadron continued to use its old insignia approved for VA-146. The squadron did not request a designation change to its banner following its redesignation to VFA-146.

 VFA-147

Lineage:

Established as VA-147 on 1 February 1967

Redesignated VFA-147 on 20 July 1989

Insignia approved: 22 December 1989

 

 VFA-151

Lineage:

Established as VF-23 on 6 August 1948

Redesignated VF-151 on 23 February 1959

Redesignated VFA-151 on 1 June 1986

Insignia approved: 20 November 1984*

*The squadron continued to use its old insignia approved for VF-151 and changed the designation in the scroll to reflect the redesignation to VFA-151.

 VFA-192

Lineage:

Established as VF-153 on 26 March 1945

Redesignated VF-15A on 15 November 1946

Redesignated VF-151 on 15 July 1948

Redesignated VF-192 on 15 February 1950

Redesignated VA-192 on 15 March 1956

Redesignated VFA-192 on 10 January 1985

Insignia approved: 21 June 1956*

VFA-195

Lineage:

Established as VT-19 on 15 August 1943

Redesignated VA-20A on 15 November 1946

Redesignated VA-195 on 24 August 1948

Redesignated VFA-195 on 1 April 1985

Insignia approved: 30 August 1985

 VFA-201

Established as VF-201 on 25 July 1970

Redesignated VFA-201 on 1 January 1999

Insignia approved: 23 July 1971*

*The squadron continued to use its old insignia approved for VF-201 and did not request a designation change to its banner following its redesignation to VFA-201.

 

 VFA-203

Lineage:

Established as VA-203 on 1 July 1970

Redesignated VFA-203 on 1 October 1989

Insignia approved: 24 October 1974*

*The squadron continued to use its old insignia approved for VA-203 and did not request a designation change to its banner following its redesignation to VFA-203.

 VFA-204

Lineage:

Established as VA-204 on 1 July 1970

Redesignated VFA-204 on 1 May 1991

Insignia approved: 8 May 1992

 

NOTE: The Insignia and Lineage in the above community listing is ONLY FOR CURRENTLY ACTIVE NAVY SQUADRONS. A complete listing of all Navy squadrons and their insignia have not been compiled at this time due to the extensive nature of this listing.


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28 Feb 2011