Fighter Squadron 96

 

 "Fighting Falcons"

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History 

1. November 1949 VF-791 Established at NAS Memphis TN
20. July 1950 Recalled to active duty
4. February 1953 VF-791 was redesignated VF-142
1. June 1962 VF-142 was redesignated VF-96
1. December 1975 VF-96 Disestablished at NAS Miramar CA.
Planes:
1949 - 1950
F6F-5
   

  

1950 - 1952
F4U-4
1952 - 1953
F9F-5
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1953 - 1956
F9F-6
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1956 - 1957
FJ-3
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1957 - 1959
F8U-1
VF-142-01.png (77225 Byte)
1959 - 1962
F8U-
2
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1962 - 1968
F-4B
1968 - 1975
F-4J
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VF-791, VF-142, VF-96 Deployments 
VF-791
2. March 1951 - 24. October 1951 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-101 F4U-4 A 200
VF-142
3. February 1954 - 4. August 1954 CV-15 USS Randolph CVG-14 F9F-6 A 200
3. June 1955 - 3. February 1956 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-14 F9F-6 A 200
21. January 1957 - 25. July 1957 CVA-12 USS Hornet CVG-14 FJ-3M A 200
3. January 1959 - 27. July 1959 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-14 F8U-1 NK 200
14. May 1960 - 15. December 1960 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVG-14 F8U-2 NK 200
11. August 1961 - 1. November 1961 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVG-11 F8U-2 NK 200
VF-96
9. November 1962 - 14. June 1963 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-9 F-4B NG 600
5. August 1964 - 6 May 1965 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-9 F-4B NG 600
26. October 1965 - 21. June 1966 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 F-4B NG 600
19. November 1966 - 6 July 1967 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 F-4B NG 600
3. January 1968 - 18. July 1968 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 F-4B NG 600
6. January 1969 - 2. July 1969 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 F-4J NG 100
10. April 1970 - 21. December 1970 CVA-66 USS America CVW-9 F-4J NG 100
1. October 1971 - 20. June 1972 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-4J NG 100
5. January 1973 - 11. October 1973 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-4J NG 100
21. June 1974 - 22. December 1974 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-4J NG 100
         
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VF-791, VF-142, VF-96 Commanding Officers 
     
     
     
     
     
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History 

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last update 16. February 2014

written 24. April 2005

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