Strike Fighting Squadron 211

 "Bomb-a-Toms, Hunters, Fighting Checkmates"

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History 

1. May 1945 VB-74 Established at NAAF Otis Field ME
15. November 1946 VB-74 was redesignated VA-1B
1. September 1948 VA-1B was redesignated VA-24
1. December 1949 VA-24 was redesignated VF-24
9. March 1959 VF-24 was redesignated VF-211
1. October 2004 VF-211 was redesignated VFA-211

Planes:
 

 

1945 - 1946
 SB2C-5
 
 

 

1946 - 1949
AD-1
 
 

 

1949 - 1951
F4U-4
 
1951 - 1952
F9F-2
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1952 - 1955 USN F9F-6 24 01.png (71198 Byte)
1955 - 1957
FJ-3
VF-24-1.png (102799 Byte) VF-24-2.png (101168 Byte)
1957 - 1959
F3H-2
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1959 - 1960
F11F-1
1960 - 1963
F8U-1
 
1964 - 1969
F-8E
1969 - 1975
F-8J
 
1976 - 2002
F-14A
 
2003 - present
F/A-18F
 
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VB-74, VA-1B, VA-24, VF-24, VF-211, VFA-211 Deployments 
VB-74
7. November 1945 - 2. January 1946 CVB-41 USS Midway CVBG-74 SB2C-4E 74-B-00
1. March 1946 - 28. March 1946 CVB-41 USS Midway CVBG-74 SB2C-4E M 300
VA-1B
29. October 1947 - 11. March 1948 CVB-41 USS Midway CVBG-1 ? M 300
3. May 1949 - 26. September 1949 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-2 F4U-4 M 400
VA-24
28. March 1951 - 9. July 1951 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-2 F4U-4 M 400
24. August 1950 - 11. November 1950 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-2 F4U-4 M 400
6. December 1950 - 28. March 1951 CV-45 USS Valley Forge CVG-2 F4U-4 M 400
VF-24
8. February 1952 - 26. September 1952 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-2 F9F-2 M 400
3. August 1953 - 3. March 1954 CVA-10 USS Yorktown CVG-2 F9F-6 M 100
3. November 1954 - 21. June 1955 CVA-9 USS Essex CVG-2 F9F-6 M 100
13. November 1956 - 20. May 1957 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-2 FJ-3M M 100
14. July 1958 - 19. December 1958 CVA-16 USS Lexington CVG-21 F3H-2M NP 100
VF-211
26. April 1959 - 2. December 1959 CVA-16 USS Lexington CVG-21 F11F-1 NP 100
29. Oktober 1960 - 6. June 1961 CVA-16 USS Lexington CVG-21 F8U-1 NP 100
2. February 1962 - 24. August 1962 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-21 F8U-1 NP 100
7. June 1963 - 16. December 1963 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-21 F-8A NP 100
21. October 1964 - 29. May 1965 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8E NP 100
10. November 1965 - 1. August 1966 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8E NP 100
26. January 1967 - 25. August 1967 CVA-31 USS B. H. Richard CVW-21 F-8E NP 100
18. July 1968 - 3. March 1969 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8E NP 100
2. August 1969 - 15. April 1970 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8J NP 100
22. October 1970 - 3. June 1971 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8J NP 100
7. January 1972 - 3. October 1972 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8J NP 100
8. May 1973 - 8. January 1974 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8J NP 100
18. March 1975 - 20. October 1975 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVW-21 F-8J NP 100
12. April 1977 - 21. November 1977 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
26. September 1978 - 17. May 1979 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
26. February 1980 - 15. October 1980 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
20. October 1981 - 23. May 1982 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
15. July 1983 - 29. February 1984 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
24. July 1985 - 21. December 1985 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
3. January 1987 - 3. July 1987 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
2. September 1988 - 4. March 1989 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
15. June 1989 - 9. July 1989 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
25. February 1991 - 24. August 1991 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
2. February 1993 - 29. July 1993 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
27. November 1995 - 20. May 1996 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
8. September 1997 - 1. March 1998 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
6. July 1998 - 13. July 1998  CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
7. January 2000 - 3. July 2000 CVN-74 USS John C. Stennis CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
12. November 2001 - 28. May 2002 CVN-74 USS John C. Stennis CVW-9 F-14A NG 100
VFA-211
28. August 2003 - 28. February 2004 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
2. May 2006 - 18. November 2006 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
7. July 2007 - 19. December 2007 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
18. May 2009 - 30. May 2009 CVN-77 USS George H.W. Bush CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 200
13. January 2011 - 15. July 2011 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 200
11. March 2012 - 4. November 2012 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 200
         
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VB-74, VA-1B, VA-24, VF-24, VF-211, VFA-211 Commanding Officers 
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History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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