Attack Squadron 144 

"Roadrunner"

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Linage 

1. December 1955 VA-116 Established at NAS Miramar CA.
23. February 1959 VA-116 was redesignated VA-144
29. January 1971 VA-144 Disestablished at NAS Lemoore CA

Planes:
 

 

 

1955 - 1957
F7U-3

 

 

 

1957 - 1962
FJ-4B

 
 

 

 

1962 - 1967
A-4C

     
 

 

 

1967 - 1969
A-4E

     
 

 

 

1969 - 1971
A-4F

     
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VA-116, VA-144 Deployments 
VA-116
6. April 1957 - 18. September 1957 CVA-19 USS Hancock ATG-2 F7U-3M NB 400
20. June 1958 - 20. August 1958 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-14 FJ-4B NB 400
3. January 1959 - 27. July 1959 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-14 FJ-4B NK 400
VA-144
14. May 1960 - 15. December 1960 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVG-14 FJ-4B NK 400
9. November 1961 - 12. May 1962 CVA-16 USS Lexington CVG-14 FJ-4B NK 400
21. February 1963 - 10. September 1963 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVG-14 A-4C NK 400
5. May 1964 - 1. February 1965 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 A-4C NK 400
28. September 1965 - 13. May 1966 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVW-5 A-4E NF 540
5. November 1966 - 19. June 1967 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 A-4C NH 400
18. November 1967 - 28. June 1968 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 A-4E NH 400
18. March 1969 - 29. October 1969 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVW-5 A-4F NF 500
2. April 1970 - 12. November 1970 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVW-5 A-4F NF 500
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VA-116, VA-144 Commanding Officers 
CDR J. L. Callis 1. Dec. 1955 10. Oct. 1957
CDR Ralph H. Beatle 10. Oct. 1957 29. Aug. 1958
CDR James Ritchie 29. Aug. 1958  12. Aug. 1959
CDR Carl B. Tanner, Jr.  12. Aug. 1959 10. Dec. 1960
CDR Rowland G. Freeman III 10. Dec. 1960 12. Oct. 1961
CDR Jerome S. Roth 12. Oct. 1961 2. Jan. 1963
CDR Harry S. Sellers 2. Jan. 1963 6. Dec. 1963
CDR Donald B. Bolstad 6. Dec. 1963 2. Jan. 1965
CDR Robert P. Nottingham 2. Jan. 1965 4. Nov. 1965
CDR David B. Miller 4. Nov. 1965 14. Sep. 1966
CDR J. Richard Powell, Jr. 14. Sep. 1966  28. Jul. 1967
CDR Gary H. Palmer  28. Jul. 1967 26. Jul. 1968
CDR William H. Robinson, Jr. 26. Jul. 1968 17. Jul. 1969
CDR Donald Hull-Ryde 17. Jul. 1969 1. Jul. 1970
CDR Galen B. Allen 1. Jul. 1970 29. Jan 1971
 

History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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