Strike Fighting Squadron 32

 "Swordmen"

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History 

1. Feburay 1945 VBF-3 Established at CV-10 USS Yorktown
15. November 1946 VBF-3 was redesignated VF-4A
1. September 1948 VF-4A was redesignated VF-32
1. November 2005 VF-32 was redesignated VFA-32

Planes:
1945 - 1945

F6F-5

1945 - 1946 F4U-4
1946 - 1950
F8F-1
VF-32-01.png (70810 Byte)
1950 - 1952
F4U-4
1952 - 1954
F9F-6
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1954 - 1956
F9F-8
USN F9F-8 32 01.png (73929 Byte)
1957 - 1959
F8U-1
VF-032-01.png (72237 Byte)
1959 - 1961
F8U-1E
VF-032-04.png (69946 Byte)
1961 - 1965
F8U-2N (F-8D)
VF-032-09.png (76785 Byte)
1965 - 1974
F-4B
 
1974 - 1993
F-14A

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1993 - 1995
F-14B
 
1995 - 2005
F-14A
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2005 - present
F/A-18F
 
   
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VBF-3, VF-4A, VF-32, VFA-32 Deployments 
VBF-3
1. February 1945 - 5. March 1945 CV-10 USS Yorktown CVG-3 F6F-5 -
5. March 1945 - 27. March 1945 CV-10 USS Yorktown CVG-3 F6F-5 -
VF-4A
7. June 1947 - 11. August 1947 CV-33 USS Kearsage CVAG-3 F8F-1 K 200
1. June 1948 - 2. October 1948 CV-33 USS Kearsage CVAG-3 F8F-1 K 200
VF-32
2. May 1950 - 25. August 1950 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 F8F-1 K 200
6. September 1950 - 3. February 1951 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 F4U-4 K 200
12. November 1953 - 19. August 1954 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-3 F9F-6 K 200
4. November 1955 - 1. August 1956 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVG-3 F9F-8 K 200
1. February 1958 - 1. October 1958 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F8U-1 AC 200
14. August 1959 - 26. February 1960 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F8U-1E AC 200
22. August 1960 - 26. February 1961 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F8U-1E AC 200
28. November 1961 - 11. May 1962 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F8U-2N AC 200
3. December 1962 - 21. December 1962 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F8U-2N AC 200
29. March 1963 - 25. October 1963 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 F-8D AC 200
28. November 1964 - 12. July 1965 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVW-3 F-8D AC 200
21. June 1966 - 21. February 1967 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
24. August  1967 - 19. May 1968 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
1. November 1968 - 17. December 1968 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
5. April 1969 - 21. December 1969 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
14. September 1970 - 28. February 1971 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
18. November 1971 - 10. Mai 1972 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
16. April 1973 - 1. December 1973 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-4B AB 200
28. June 1975 - 27. January 1976 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
2. September 1976 - 9. November 1976 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
15. January 1977 - 1. August 1977 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
7. November 1977 - 13. December 1977 CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
29. June 1978 - 8. February 1979 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
4. August 1980 - 28. March 1981 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 F-14A AB 200
7. June 1982 - 22. December 1982 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-6 F-14A AE 200
18. October 1983 - 11. April 1984 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-6 F-14A AE 200
16. October 1984 - 19. February 1985 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-6 F-14A AE 200
18. August 1986 - 3. March 1987 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
2. August 1988 - 1. February 1989 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
November 1989 - December 1989 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
15. August 1990 - 28. March 1991 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
7. October 1992 - 7. April 1993 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
20. October 1994 - 14. April 1995 CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVW-3 F-14A AC 200
25. November 1996 - 22. May 1997 CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt CVW-3 F-14A AC 100
7. November 1998 - 6. May 1999 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-3 F-14B AC 100
28. November 2000 - 23. May 2001 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F-14B AC 100
5. December 2002 - 23. May 2003 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F-14B AC 100
13. October 2004 - 18. April 2005 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F-14B AC 100
VFA-32
5. November 2007 - 4. June 2008 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F/A-18F AC 200
21. May 2010 - 20. December 2010 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F/A-18F AC 200
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VBF-3, VF-4A, VF-32, VFA-32 Commanding Officers 
LCdr. Fritz E. Wolf 2. Jan 1945 19. May 1945
LCdr. E. S. Gwathmey 19. May 1945 ?
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History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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