Reconnaissance Attack Squadron 5

"Savage Sons"

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History 

9. September 1948 VC-5 Established at NAS Moffett Field CA
1. November 1955 VC-5 was redesignated VAH-5
1. May 1964 VAH-5 was redesignated RVAH-5
30. September 1977 RVAH-5 Disestablished at NAS Key West FL
 

  

 

Tailcodes 

1948 - 1956 NB
1956 - 1977 GK
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Planes:
1948 - 1949 P2V-3C
1949 - 1954 VC-5-01.png (61855 Byte)
1954 - 1957 VC-5-04.png (64049 Byte) VAH-05-02.png (69086 Byte)
1957 - 1964
A3D-2
 
1964 - 1977
RA-5C
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VC-5, VAH-5, RVAH-5  Deployments 
VC-5
26. February 1951 - 11. March 1951 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 Det. AJ-1 NB 00
June 1951 - July 1951 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-3 Det. AJ-1 NB 00
7. July 1954 - 20. December 1954 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-10 Det.31 AJ-2 NB 00
28. September 1954 - 22. April 1955 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-8 Det.34 AJ-2 NB 00
VAH-5
January 1956 - 9. March 1956 CVA-15 USS Randolph ATG-202 Det.36  AJ-2 NB 00
12. March 1956 - 5. September 1956  CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-8 Det.33 AJ-2 NB 00
2. September 1958 - 12. March 1959 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-10 A3D-2 AK 500
28. January 1960 - 31. August 1960 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 A3D-2 AJ 600
9. February 1961 - 25. August 1961 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 A3D-2 AJ 600
3. August 1962 - 2. March 1963 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 A3D-2 AJ 600
RVAH-5
5. August 1964 - 6 May 1965 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-9 RA-5C NG 100
30. November 1965 - 10. July 1966 CVA-66 USS America CVW-6 RA-5C AE 400
10. January 1967 - 20. September 1967 CVA-66 USS America CVW-6 RA-5C AE 400
29. May 1968 - 31. January 1969 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 RA-5C NK 120
14. October 1969 - 1. June 1970 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 RA-5C NE 600
4. February 1971 - 7. March 1971 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 RA-5C NK 600
11. June 1971 - 12. February 1972 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 RA-5C NK 600
16. November 1972 - 23. June 1973 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 RA-5C NE 600
21. June 1974 - 22. December 1974 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 RA-5C NG 600
30. January 1976 - 7. September 1976 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 RA-5C NE 600
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VC-5, VAH-5, RVAH-5 Commanding Officers 
CAPT John T. Hayward 9. September 1948 ?
     
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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