Strike Fighting Squadron 22

 "Fighting Redcocks"

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History 

27. July 1948 VF-63 Established at NAS Norfolk VA.
March 1956 VF-63 was redesignated VA-63
1. July 1959 VA-63 was redesignated VA-22
4. May 1990 VA-22 was redesignated VFA-22
Planes:
1948 - 1950
F8F-2

 

1950 - 1952
F4U-4
1952- 1953
F9F-2
 
1953 - 1954
F9F-5
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1954- 1955
F9F-6
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1955 - 1957
F9F-8
USN F9F-8 64 02.png (69712 Byte)
1957 - 1960
FJ-4B
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1960 - 1961
A4D-2 (A-4B)
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1961 - 1968
A4D-2N (A-4C)
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1968 - 1971
A-4F
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1971 - 1990
A-7E
 
1990 - 2005
F/A-18C
 
2005 - today
F/A-18F
 
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VF-63, VA-63, VA-22, VFA-22 Deployments 
VF-63
27. October 1949 - 23. November 1949 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 F8F-2 C 300
24. August 1950 - 11. November 1950 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-2 F4U-4 M 200
28. March 1951 - 9. July 1951 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-2 F4U-4 M 200
6. December 1950 - 28. March 1951 CV-45 USS Valley Forge CVG-2 F4U-4 M 200
8. February 1952 - 26. September 1952 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-2 F4U-4 M 200
3. August 1953 - 3. March 1954 CVA-10 USS Yorktown CVG-2 F9F-5 M 200
3. November 1954 - 21. June 1955 CVA-9 USS Essex CVG-2 F9F-6 M 200
13. November 1956 - 20. May 1957 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-2 F9F-8 M 300
16. August 1958 - 12. March 1959 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-2 FJ-4B NE 300
VF-22
15. August 1959 - 25. March 1960 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-2 FJ-4B NE 300
15. February 1961 - 28. September 1961 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-2 A4D-2 NE 300
6. April 1962 - 20. October 1962 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-2 A4D-2N NE 300
4. June 1963 - 3 December 1963 CVS-33 USS Kearsage CVSG-53 Det. R A-4B NS 10
8. November 1963 - 26. May 1964 CVA-41 USS Midway CVW-2 A-4C NE 200
6. March 1965 - 23. November 1965 CVA-41 USS Midway CVW-2 A-4C NE 200
29. July 1966 - 23. February 1967 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-2 A-4C NE 200
4. November 1967 - 25. May 1968 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-4C NE 200
18. March 1969 - 29. October 1969 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVW-5 A-4F NF 300
2. April 1970 - 12. November 1970 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVW-5 A-4F NF 300
12. November 1971 - 17. July 1972 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
9. March 1973 - 8. November 1973 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
5. December 1974 - 2. July 1975 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
15. February 1977 - 5. October 1977 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
30. May 1979 - 25. February 1980 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
1. April 1981 - 23. November 1981 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 A-7E NL 300
1. September 1982 - 28. April 1983 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
30. May 1984 - 20. December 1984 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
15. January 1986 - 12. August 1986 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
25. October 1987 - 24. November 1987 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
5. January 1988 - 3. July 1988 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
17. September 1989 - 16. March 1990 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-11 A-7E NH 300
VFA-22
28. May 1991 - 25. November 1991 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
15. Juni 1993 - 15. December 1993 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
10. April 1995 - 9. October 1995 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
11. October 1996 - 11. April 1997  CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
6. November 1998 - 6. May 1999  CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
23. July 2001 - 23. January 2002  CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-11 F/A-18C NH 300
13. January 2003 - 19. September 2003 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-9 F/A-18C NG 100
4. January 2006 - 12. July 2006 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18F NK 100
27. January 2007 - 20. April 2007 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18F NK 100
19. May 2008 - 25. November 2008 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18F NK 100
28. May 2009 - 21. October 2009 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18F NK 100
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VF-63, VA-63, VA-22, VFA-22 Commanding Officers 
LCDR Malcolm W. Cagle 27. Jul. 1948 13. Feb. 1950
LCDR Thomas J. Ball 13. Feb. 1950 17. Aug. 1951
LT L. W. S. Cummins (acting) 17. Aug. 1951 20. Aug. 1951
LCDR Ward S. Miller 20. Aug. 1951 31. Oct. 1952
LCDR Elmon A. Miller, Jr. 31. Oct. 1952 Apr. 1953
CDR Robert H. Benson Apr. 1953  Jul. 1955
CDR Howard B. Eddy  Jul. 1955 7. Jun. 1957
LCDR William C. Chapman 7. Jun. 1957 20. Mar. 1959
CDR John H. Lobdell 20. Mar. 1959 31. Mar. 1960
CDR Jack D. Kendall 31. Mar. 1960 10. Oct. 1961
CDR W. T. Laws 10. Oct. 1961 29. Oct. 1962
CDR E. W. Abbott 29. Oct. 1962 12. Sep. 1963
CDR R. S. Smith 12. Sep. 1963 2. Oct. 1964
CDR C. E. Dechow 2. Oct. 1964 6. Oct. 1964
CDR E. H. Schorz (acting) 6. Oct. 1964 20. Oct. 1964
CDR D. M. Wyand 20. Oct. 1964  1965
CDR E. H. Schorz  1965 20. Oct. 1966
CDR Henry D. Arnold 20. Oct. 1966  7. Oct. 1967
CDR Jack K. Ashmore  7. Oct. 1967 18. Oct. 1968
CDR Richard T. Gaskill 18. Oct. 1968 16. Oct. 1969
CDR Henry C. Holt IV 16. Oct. 1969  22. Oct. 1970
CDR James C. Thompson  22. Oct. 1970 1971
CDR Robert G. Ehrman 1971 31. Aug. 1972
CDR Leonard E. Giuliani 31. Aug. 1972 28. Jul. 1973
CDR Gary A. Scoffield 28. Jul. 1973 8. Nov. 1974
CDR John F. Calvert 8. Nov. 1974 27. Feb. 1976
CDR Alan M. Dundon 27. Feb. 1976 22. Apr. 1977
CDR Lee B. Cargill 22. Apr. 1977 6. Jul. 1978
CDR John D. Grice 6. Jul. 1978 25. Sep. 1979
CDR Jerry D. Palmer 25. Sep. 1979 9. May 1981
CDR John E Vomastic 9. May 1981 Feb. 1983
CDR Russell C. York Feb. 1983 26. Jul. 1984
CDR Raymond A. Kellett 26. Jul. 1984 1. Feb. 1986
CDR Richard J. Burns 1. Feb. 1986 31. Jul. 1987
CDR William H. Roberson III 31. Jul. 1987 20. Jan. 1989
CDR Dale M. Doorly 20. Jan. 1989 9. Aug. 1990
CDR G. Robert Darwin 9. Aug. 1990 ?
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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