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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
  • Note: 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-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-137

  • Established as VFA-137 on 1 Jul 1985

VFA-201

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

 

 

Published: Wed Aug 09 15:26:12 EDT 2017