Established as VT-17 on 1 January 1943
Redesignated VA-6B on 15 November 1946
Redesignated VA-65 on 27 July 1948
Redesignated VA-25 on 1 July 1959
Redesignated VFA-25 on 1 July 1983
Insignia approved: 9 June 1949*
*This was the original CNO approval date for the clenched fist design. Later modifications included the addition of a scroll, then the addition of three stars and a return to the basic design without the stars and using a scroll.