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Index for VFA (Strike Fighter) Squadrons

Click on the name of the squadron for the listing of histories/command operation reports available to view:

VFA-2

Established as VF 2 14 Oct 1972
VF-2 Redesignated VFA-2 1 Jul 2003

VFA-11

Established as VF 43 1 Sep 1950
VF 43 Redesignated VF 11 16 Feb 1959
*VF 11 adopted the insignia used by the previous VF 11 which had
been disestablished on 15 Feb 1959. The newly designated VF 11
(16 Feb 1959) carried on the insignia and traditions of the
Red Ripper squadron dating back to 1 Feb 1927, but not the
lineage.
VF-11 Redesignated VFA-11 18 Oct 2005

VFA-14

Established as Air Detachment, Pacific Fleet Sep 1919
Became VT 5, an element of AirDet, PACFLT 15 Jun 1920
VT 5 Redesignated VP 4 1 7 Sep 1921
VP 4 1 Redesignated VF 4 23 Sep 1921
VF 4 Redesignated VF 1 1 Jul 1922
VF 1 Redesignated VF lB 1 Jul 1927
VF lB Redesignated VB 2B 1 Jul 1934
VB 2B Redesignated VB 3 1 Jul 1937
VB 3 Redesignated VB 4 1 Jul 1939
VB 4 Redesignated VS 41 15 Mar 1941
VS 41 Redesignated VB 41 1 Mar 1943
VB 41 Redesignated VB 4 4 Aug 1943
VB 4 Redesignated VA lA 15 Nov 1946
VA lA Redesignated VA 14 2 Aug 1948
VA 14 Redesignated VF 14 15 Dec 1949
VF-14 Redesignated VFA-14 1 Dec 2001

VFA 15

Established as VA 67 1 Aug 1968
VA 67 Redesignated VA 15 2 Jun 1969
VA 15 Redesignated VFA 15 1 Oct 1986

VFA-22

Established as VF 63 27 Jul 1948
VF 63 Redesignated VA 63 Mar 1956
VA 63 Redesignated VA 22 1 Jul 1959
VA-22 Redesignated VFA-22 4 May 1990

VFA 25

Established as VT 17 1 Jan 1943
VT 17 Redesignated VA 6B 15 Nov 1946
VA 6B Redesignated VA 65 27 Jul 1948
VA 65 Redesignated VA 25 1 Jul 1959
VA 25 Redesignated VFA 25 1 Jul 1983

VFA 27 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 27 1 Sep 1967
VA-27 Redesignated VFA-27 24 Jan 1991

VFA-31 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 1B 1 Jul 1935
VF lB Redesignated VF 6 1 Jul 1937
VF 6 Redesignated VF 3 15 Jul 1943
VF 3 Redesignated VF 3A 15 Nov 1946
VF 3A Redesignated VF 31 7 Aug 1948
VF-31 Redesignated VFA-31 1 Aug 2006

VFA-32 (Under Construction)

Established as VBF 3 1 Feb 1945
VBF 3 Redesignated VF 4A 15 Nov 1946
VF 4A Redesignated VF 32 7 Aug 1948
VF-32 Redesignated VFA-32 1 Aug 2006

VFA 34 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 34 1 Jan 1970
VA-34 Redesignated VFA-34 30 Aug 1996

VFA 37 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 37 1 Jul 1967
VA-37 Redesignated VFA-37 28 Nov 1990

VFA 41 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 41 1 Sep 1950
VF-41 Redesignated VFA-41 1 Dec 2001

VFA 81 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 66 1 Jul 1955
VA 66 Redesignated VF 81 on the same day 1 Jul 1955
VF 81 Redesignated VA 81 1 Jul 1959
VA-81 Redesignated VFA-81 4 Feb 1988

VFA 83 (Under Construction)

VF 916 Reserve squadron called to active duty 1 Feb 1951
VF 916 Redesignated VF 83 4 Feb 1953
VF 83 Redesignated VA 83 1 Jul 1955
VA-83 Redesignated VFA-83 1 Mar 1988

VFA 86 (Under Construction)

VF 921 Reserve squadron called to active duty 1 Feb 1951
VF 921 Redesignated VF 84 4 Feb 1953
VF 84 Redesignated VA 86 1 Jul 1955
VA-86 Redesignated VFA-86 15 Jul 1987

VFA 87 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 87 1 Feb 1968
VA 87 Redesignated VFA 87 1 May 1986

VFA-94 (Under Construction)

Established as VF-94 26 Mar 1952
VF-94 Redesignated VA-94 1 Aug 1958
VA-94 Redesignated VFA-94 24 Jan 1991

VFA 97 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 97 1 Jun 1967
VA-97 Redesignated VFA-97 24 Jan 1991

VFA 102

Established as VA 36 1 Jul 1955
VA 36 Redesignated VF 102 1 Jul 1955
(It should be noted that on the same day; 1 Jul 1955, the old
VF 102 was redesignated VA 36. This unit is separate from the
VA 36 that was established on 1 Jul 1955 and then immediately
redesignated VF 102.)
VF-102 Redesignated VFA-102 1 May 2002

VFA 103 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 103 1 May 1952
VF-103 Redesignated VFA-103 27 Apr 2006

VFA 105 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 105 4 Mar 1968
VA-105 Redesignated VFA-105 17 Dec 1990

VFA 106 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA 106 27 Apr 1984

VFA 113 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 113 15 Jul 1948
VF 113 Redesignated VA 113 Mar 1956
VA 113 Redesignated VFA 113 25 Mar 1983

VFA 115 (Under Construction)

Established as VT 11 10 Oct 1942
VT 11 Redesignated VA 12A 15 Nov 1946
VA 12A Redesignated VA 115 15 Jul 1948
VA 115 was in an inactive status from Aug 1967 to 1 Jan 1970. It
was not disestablished during this time frame and had a very limited
number of personnel assigned to the squadron which was located at
NAS Lemoore during the inactive period.
VA 115 Reactivated 1 Jan 1970
VA-115 Redesignated VFA-115 30 Sep 1996

VFA-122 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA-122 1 Oct 1998

VFA 125 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA 125 13 Nov 1980

VFA 131 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA 131 3 Oct 1983

VFA 136 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA 136 1 Jul 1985

VFA 137 (Under Construction)

Established as VFA 137 1 Jul 1985

VFA 143 (Under Construction)

VF 871 Reserve squadron called to active duty 20 Jul 1950
VF 871 Redesignated VF 123 4 Feb 1953
VF 123 Redesignated VF 53 12 Apr 1958
VF 53 Redesignated VF 143 20 Jun 1962
VF-143 Redesignated VFA-143 27 Apr 2006

VFA-146 (Under Construction)

Established as VA-146 1 Feb 1956
VA-146 Redesignated VFA-146 21 Jul 1989

VFA 147 (Under Construction)

Established as VA 147 1 Feb 1967
VA-147 Redesignated VFA-147 20 Jul 1989

VFA 151 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 23 6 Aug 1948
VF 23 Redesignated VF 151 23 Feb 1959
VF 151 Redesignated VFA 151 1 Jun 1986

VFA 154 (Under Construction)
VF 837 Reserve squadron called to active duty 1 Feb 1951
VF 837 Redesignated VF 154 4 Feb 1953
VF-154 Redesignated VFA-154 1 Oct 2003

VFA 192 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 153 26 Mar 1945
VF 153 Redesignated VF 15A 15 Nov 1946
VF 15A Redesignated VF 151 15 Jul 1948
VF 151 Redesignated VF 192 15 Feb 1950
VF 192 Redesignated VA 192 15 Mar 1956
VA 192 Redesignated VFA 192 10 Jan 1985

VFA 195 (Under Construction)

Established as VT 19 15 Aug 1943
VT 19 Redesignated VA 20A 15 Nov 1946
VA 20A Redesignated VA 195 24 Aug 1948
VA 195 Redesignated VFA 195 1 Apr 1985

VFA 201

Established as VF 201 25 Jul 1970
VF-201 Redesignated VFA-201 1 Jan 1999
DEACTIVATION SCHEDULED 30 Jun 2007

VFA 204 (Under Construction)

Established as VA-204 1 Jul 1970
VA-204 Redesignated VFA-204 1 May 1991

VFA 211 (Under Construction)

Established as VB 74 1 May 1945
VB 74 Redesignated VA lB 15 Nov 1946
VA 1B Redesignated VA 24 1 Sep 1948
VA 24 Redesignated VF 24 1 Dec 1949
VF 24 Redesignated VF 211 9 Mar 1959
VF-211 Redesignated VFA-211 sometime in 2004-06*
*No official documentation to verify redesignation date.

VFA-213 (Under Construction)

Established as VF 213 22 Jun 1955
VF-213 Redesignated VFA-213 1 Aug 2006

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