Lineage: Established as VF-101 on 1 May 1952
Insignia approved: 17 December 1952*
*The Grim Reapers insignia had originally been approved for used by VF-10 during World War II. VF-10 was disestablished after the war and VF-101 received approval to use the old insignia. However, the lineage and history of VF-10 are NOT PART OF THE HISTORY AND LINEAGE OF VF-101. The VF-101 insignia was slightly modified and the modification approved on 31 December 1984.