Fighter Squadron 131

 

 "Night Cappers"

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History 

21 August 1961 VF-131 Established at  NAS Cecil Field FL.
1 October 1962 VF-131 Disestablished at NAS Cecil Field FL.

Planes:

1961 - 1962
F3H-2

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VA-133 Deployments 
3. March 1962 - 6. May 1962 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVG-13 F3H-2 AE 100
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VA-133 Commanding Officers 
CDR T. L. Johnson 21 August 1961 18.May 1962
CDR Tully 18.May 1962 1 October 1962
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History 

The squadron was established as part of a new Air Group to increase the strength of the fleet during the Berlin Crisis of 1961–1962.  The squadron participated in Constellation’s shakedown cruise in the Caribbean.


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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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