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Index for Histories/Command Operations Reports submitted by VFA-14

Lineage for VFA-14: Established as Air Detachment, Pacific Fleet in September 1919; Air Detachment, Pacific Fleet redesignated VT-5 on 15 June 1920; VT-5 redesignated VP-4-1 on 7 September 1921; VP-4-1 redesignated VF-4 on 23 September 1921; VF-4 redesignated VF-1 on 1 July 1922; VF-1 redesignated VF-1B on 1 July 1927; VF-1B redesignated VB-2B on 1 July 1934; VB-2B redesignated VB-3 on 1 July 1937; VB-3 redesignated VB-4 on 1 July 1939; VB-4 redesignated VS-41 on 15 March 1941; VS-41 redesignated VB-41 on 1 March 1943; VB-41 redesignated VB-4 on 4 August 1943; VB-4 redesignated VA-1A on 15 November 1946; VA-1A redesignated VA-14 on 2 August 1948; VA-14 redesignated VF-14 on 15 December 1949; VF-14 redesignated VFA-14 on 1 December 2001. (Note: VFA-14 is the oldest operating squadron in the Navy).
Click on the calendar year to view the history/command operations report. The reports were scanned in Adobe Acrobat 7.0 so it is necessary to have Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher to view the files.

The Navy did not institute its program for history reporting requirements until World War II. The only primary sources available prior to World War II are from the Bureau of Aeronautics Aviation Newsletters. The 1929 file is an excerpt from those newletters.

Jun 1929 (VF-1B)

1941-Mar 1943 (VS-41) No record of history report being submitted.

Mar 1943-Aug 1943 (VB-41) No record of history report being submitted.

Aug 1943-Apr 1945 (VB-4) No record of history report being submitted.

May 1945-Dec 1946

Dec 1946-Dec 1947

Apr 1948-Jun 1949

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953-June 1957: The Navy dropped its history reporting requirement for this timeframe. Hence, there are no reports available for the squadron's operational activities.

1957

1958

1959-Mar 1960

1960-Mar 1961

Apr 1961-Mar 1962

Apr 1962-Mar 1964

Apr 1964-Sep 1965

1966

1967 No record of history report being submitted.

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990 No record of history report being submitted.

1991 No record of history report being submitted.

1992

1993

1994 No record of history report being submitted.

1995

1996

1997 No record of history report being submitted.

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002 No record of history report being submitted.

2003 No record of history report being submitted.

2004 No record of history report being submitted.

2005 Not available for posting.

Note: If there are calendar years not listed here that means the squadron failed to submit a report for that time frame.


2007