Strike Fighting Squadron 27

 "Royal Maccons", "Royal Maces", "Chargers"

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History 

1. September 1967 VA-27 Established at NAS Lemoore CA.
25. January 1991 VA-27 was redesignated VFA-27

Planes:
1967 - 1970
A-7A
1970 - 1991
A-7E
 
1991 - 1995
F/A-18A
 
1995 - today
F/A-18C
 
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VA-27, VFA-27 Deployments 
29. May 1968 - 31. January 1969 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 A-7A NK 600
11. August 1969 - 8. May 1970 CVA-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 A-7A NK 400
4. February 1971 - 7. March 1971 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
11. June 1971 - 12. February 1972 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
12. September 1972 - 12. June 1973 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
17. September 1974 - 20. May 1975 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
30. July 1976 - 28. March 1977 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
4. April 1978 - 30. October 1978 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
13. November 1979 - 11. June 1980 CV-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
20. August 1981 - 23. March 1982 CV-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
21. March 1983 - 12. September 1983 CV-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-14 A-7E NK 400
18. October 1984 - 24. May 1985 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 A-7E NL 400
12. August 1986 - 5. February 1987 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 A-7E NL 400
15. June 1988 - 14. December 1988 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 A-7E NL 400
5. September 1989 - 9. November 1989 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 A-7E NL 400
1. February 1990 - 31. July 1990 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 A-7E NL 400
VFA-27
1. April 1991 - 11. December 1991 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F/A-18A NL 400
22. Juni 1992 - 4. August 1992 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F/A-18A NL 400
3. November 1992 - 3. Mai 1993 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F/A-18A NL 400
24. Juni 1994 - 22. December 1994 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F/A-18A NL 400
15. February 1997 - 10. June 1997 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
23. January 1998 - 5. June 1998 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
June 1998 - 1. July 1998 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
6. July 1998 - 11. August 1998 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
30. September 1998 - 13. November 1998 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
2. March 1999 - 25. August 1999 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
22. October 1999 - 10. November 1999 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
26. September 2000 - 20. November 2000 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
2. March 2001 - 11. June 2001 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
15. April 2002 - 5. June 2002 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
25. October 2002 - 13. December 2002 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
23. January 2003 - 6. May 2003 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
1. November 2003 - 12. December 2003 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
18. February 2004 - 24. May 2004 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18C NF 200
10. February 2005 - 28. March 2005 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
23. May 2005 - 20. August 2005 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
24. October 2005 - 12. December 2005 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
8. June 2006 - 15. September 2006 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
17. October 2006 - 10. December 2006 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
23. May 2007 - 21. September 2007 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
21. October 2007 -  27. November 2007 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
18. March 2008 - 4. April 2008 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
15. April 2008 - 12. May 2008 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
28. May 2008 - 7. August  2008  CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
21. August 2008 - 25. September 2008 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
1. October 2008 - 21. November 2008 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
20. May 2009 - 5. June 2009 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
10. June 2009 - 3. September 2009 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
24. November 2010 - 14. December 2010 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-5 F/A-18E NF 200
         
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VA-27, VFA-27 Commanding Officers 
CDR George T. Pappas 1. Sep. 1967 28. Feb. 1969
CDR Donald L. Felt 28. Feb. 1969 4. Feb. 1970
CDR Thomas W. Durant 4. Feb. 1970 22. Jan. 1971
CDR Leroy B. Keeley 22. Jan. 1971  22. Dec. 1971
CDR Jerome L. Johnson  22. Dec. 1971 15. Dec. 1972
CDR Leon A. Edney 15. Dec. 1972 9. Jan. 1974
CDR Meredith W. Patrick 9. Jan. 1974 7. Mar. 1975
CDR James A. Kenney 7. Mar. 1975 28. May 1976
CDR Dale A. Iverson 28. May 1976 1. Aug. 1977
CDR Richard K. Pottratz 1. Aug. 1977 30. Nov. 1978
CDR James W. Partington 30. Nov. 1978  10. May 1980
CDR James S. Zayicek  10. May 1980  24. Sep. 1981
CDR Dennis V. McGinn  24. Sep. 1981  16. Dec. 1982
CDR Joseph E. Hart  16. Dec. 1982 1. May 1984
CDR Hugh D. Connell II 1. May 1984 25. Oct. 1985
CDR Joseph P. Sciabarra 25. Oct. 1985 29. May 1987
CDR Malcolm P. Branch 29. May 1987 3. Sep. 1988
CDR Richard E. Clayton 3. Sep. 1988  29. Mar. 1990
CDR Stanford H. Hlavka  29. Mar. 1990 ?
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History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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