Attack Squadron 153

"Blue Tail Flies"

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Linage 

September 1949 VF-831 Established at NAS New York NY
1. February 1950 Called to active duty
4. February 1953 VF-831 was redesignated VF-153
17. December 1956 VA-153 was redesignated VA-153
3. September 1977 VA-153 Disestablished at NAS Lemoore CA.

Planes:

1949 - 1951
F6F-5

 

1951 - 1952
F9F-2

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1952 - 1953
F9F-5

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1953 - 1955
F9F-6

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1955 - 1956
FJ-3

 

1956 - 1957
F9F-8

 

1957 - 1961
A4D-1, A4D-2

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1961 - 1967
A4D-2N (A-4C)

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1967 - 1968
A-4E

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1968 - 1969
A-4F

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1969 - 1973
A-7A

 

1973 - 1977
A-7B

 
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VF-831, VF-153, VA-153 Deployments 
8. September 1951 - 2. May 1952 CVA-36 USS Antietam CVG-15 F9F-2 H 300
24. January 1953 - 21. September 1953 CVA-37 USS Princeton CVG-15 F9F-5 H 300
1. July 1954 - 28. February 1955 CVA-10 USS Yorktown CVG-15 F9F-6 H 300
23. April 1956 - 15. October 1956 CVA-18 USS Wasp CVG-15 F9F-8B H 300
15. February 1958 - 2. Oktober 1958 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-15 A4D-1 NL 300
1. August 1959 - 18, Januray 1960 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-15 A4D-2 NL 300
19. September 1960 - 27. May 1961 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-15 A4D-2 NL 300
12. December 1961 - 17. July 1962 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-15 A4D-2N NL 300
19. June 1964 - 16 December 1964 CVS-33 USS Kearsage CVSG-53 Det. R A-4B NS 00
3. April 1963 - 25. November 1963 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-15 A-4C NL 300
7. December 1964 - 1. November 1964 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-4C NL 300
12. May 1966 - 3. December 1966 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-15 A-4C NL 300
26. July 1967 - 6. April 1968 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-4E NL 300
7. September 1968 - 18. April 1969 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-4E NL 300
14. May 1970 - 10. December 1970 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
14. May 1971 - 18. December 1971 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
5. June 1972 - 30. March 1973 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
18. October 1973 - 5. June 1974 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
16. September 1975 - 3. March 1976 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
4. Oktober 1976 - 21. April 1977 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVW-19 A-7B NM 300
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VF-831, VF-153, VA-153 Commanding Officers 
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 LCDR A. J. Denman ? 5. May 1952
LCDR G. E. Miller 5. May 1952 Sep. 1953
LCDR Loys M. Satterfield Sep. 1953 Mar. 1955
CDR W. L. Abbott Mar. 1955  1956
CDR Alexander D. C.Byers  1956 27. Feb. 1957
LCDR Hildry L. Nelson 27. Feb. 1957 17. Oct. 1958
CDR John F. Bauman 17. Oct. 1958 8. Feb. 1960
CDR Vernon R. Fierce, Jr. 8. Feb. 1960 21. Jun. 1961
CDR W. C. May 21. Jun. 1961  30. Jul. 1962
CDR Zeb V. Knott  30. Jul. 1962 10. Jul. 1963
CDR William C. Raposa 10. Jul. 1963 26. May 1964
CDR Peter Mongilardi, Jr. 26. May 1964 Apr. 1965
CDR Harry E. Thomas Apr. 1965 13. Aug. 1965
CDR Harry E. Thomas (acting) 13. Aug. 1965 15. Sep. 1965
CDR K. V. McArthur 15. Sep. 1965 25. Jul. 1966
CDR D. E. Leue 25. Jul. 1966 1967
CDR T. E. Woolcock 1967 8. May 1968
CDR R. J. Dapogny 8. May 1968  23. May 1969
CDR Olaf M. Carlson, Jr.  23. May 1969 20. Aug. 1970
CDR Peter G. Frederick 20. Aug. 1970 11. Jun. 1971
CDR William J. M. O’Connor 11. Jun. 1971 1. Jun. 1972
CDR Paul D. Stephenson 1. Jun. 1972  27. Jul. 1973
CDR Denis R. Weichman  27. Jul. 1973 20. Sep. 1974
LCDR Keith S. Jones 20. Sep. 1974 12. Sep. 1975
LCDR Robert F. Hofford 12. Sep. 1975  15. Dec. 1976
CDR Lawrence H. Price  15. Dec. 1976 3. Sep. 1977
 

History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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