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  CVW-8  
1963 - 2000
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CVA-59 USS Forrestal
10. July 1964 - 13. March 1965
Mediterranean
VF-74 F-4B AJ 100
VF-103 F-8E AJ 200
VA-83 A-4E AJ 300
VA-81 A-4E AJ 400
VMA-331 A-4E AJ 500
VAH-6 A-3B AJ 600
VAW-12 Det. 59 E-1B AJ 700
VAW-33 Det. 59 EA-1F AJ 800
VFP-62 Det. 59 RF-8A AJ 900
HU-2 Det. 59 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-6
 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HC-2    
  last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-59 USS Forrestal
24. August 1965 - 7. April 1966
Mediterranean
VF-74 F-4B AJ 100
VMF(AW)-451 F-8D AJ 200
VA-83 A-4E AJ 300
VA-81 A-4E AJ 400
VA-112 A-4C AJ 500
VAH-11 A-3B AJ 600
VAW-12 Det. 59 E-1B AJ 700
VAW-33 Det. 59 EA-1F AJ 800
VFP-62 Det. 59 RF-8A AJ 900
HU-2 Det. 59 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-112 VAH-11
 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HC-2    
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-38 USS Shangri La
29. September 1966 - 20. May 1967
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8D AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-83 A-4E AJ 300
VA-81 A-4E AJ 400
VSF-1 A-4B AJ 570
VAW-12 Det. 38 E-1B GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 RF-8G AJ 900
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VSF-1-03.png (88553 Byte) VAW-12
 

 

 

HC-2  
last update 20. September 2011
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CVA-38 USS Shangri La
15. November 1967 - 4. August 1968
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8D AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-83 A-4C AJ 300
VA-81 A-4C AJ 400
VA-95 A-4B AJ 500
VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 700

VFP-62 Det. 38 *

RF-8G

AJ 910

HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00

* VFP-62 became VFP-63 Det. 38 on 1. January 1968

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-121
 

 

 

HC-2  
last update 20. September 2011
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CVA-38 USS Shangri La
7. January 1969 - 29. July 1969
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8H AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-172 A-4C AJ 300
VA-12 A-4C AJ 400
VA-72 A-4B AJ 500

VFP-63 Det. 38

RF-8G

AJ 600

VAH-10 Det. 38 KA-3B ZR 00
VAQ-33 Det. 38 EA-1F GD 00
VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 700
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

VA-172
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAQ-33
 

 

 

HC-2    
last update 20. September 2011
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CVS-38 USS Shangri La
5. March 1970 - 17. December 1970
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-111 F-8H AJ 100
VF-162 F-8H AJ 200
VA-172 A-4C AJ 300
VA-12 A-4C AJ 400
VA-152 A-4E AJ 500

VFP-63 Det. 38

RF-8G

AJ 600

VAH-10 Det. 38 *

KA-3B

AJ 610

VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 010
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00

* VAH-10 Det. 38 became VAQ-129 Det. 38 on 1. September 1970

 

 

 

VA-172
 

 

 

VA-152-51.png (97032 Byte)
 

 

 

HC-2
last update 20. September 2011
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CVA-66 USS America
6. July 1971 - 16. December 1971
Mediterranean
VF-101 Det. 66 F-4J AJ 100
VMFA-333 F-4J AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6A, KA-6D AJ 500

RVAH-13

RA-5C

AJ 600

VAQ-135 Det. 2 EKA-3B AJ 610
VAW-124 E-2B AJ 010
HC-2 Det. 66 UH-2C, HH-2D HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAQ-135 VAW-124 HC-2
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-66 USS America
5. June 1972 - 24. March 1973
Mediterranean / West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-74 F-4J AJ 100
VMFA-333 F-4J AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6A, KA-6D AJ 500

RVAH-6

RA-5C

AJ 600

VAQ-132 EA-6B AJ 610
VAW-124 E-2B AJ 010
HC-2 Det. 66 SH-3G HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-86
 

 

 

VAQ-132 VAW-124 HC-2
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-66 USS America
3. January 1974 - 3. August 1974
Mediterranean
VF-142 F-4J AJ 100
VF-143 F-4J AJ 200
VA-82 A-7C AJ 300
VA-86 A-7C AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500

RVAH-1

RA-5C

AJ 600

VAQ-133 EA-6B AJ 610
VAW-124 E-2B AJ 010
HC-2 Det. 66 SH-3G AJ 000
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

VAW-124 HC-2
last update 3. January 2008
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CVA-66 USS America
6. September 1974 - 12. October 1974
Mediterranean
VF-213 F-4J NH 100
VF-103 Det. F-4J AC 200
VA-82 A-7C AJ 300
VA-86 A-7C AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500

RVAH-1

RA-5C

AJ 600

VMCJ-2 Det.13 EA-6B CY 00
VAW-126 E-2B AA 010
HC-2 Det. 66 SH-3G AJ 000
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

VMCJ-2 VAW-126 HC-2
last update 3. January 2008
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CVAN-68 USS Nimitz
9. August 1975 - 24. September 1975
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-31 F-4J AC 100
VMFA-333 F-4J AJ 120
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAQ-130 EA-6B AJ 610
VAW-116 E-2B AJ 710
HS-15 SH-3H AJ 000
 

 

 

VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

VAW116 HS-15  
last update 22. June 2009
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CVAN-68 USS Nimitz
7. July 1976 - 7. February 1977
Mediterranean
VMFA-333 F-4J AJ 100
VF-74 F-4J AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
RVAH-9

RA-5C

AJ 600
VAQ-130 EA-6B AJ 610
VAW-116 E-2B AJ 710
HC-2 Det.  SH-3G AJ 000
 

 

 

VMFA-333 VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

VAW-116 HC-2
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
1. December 1977 - 20. July 1978
Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
RVAH-6

RA-5C

AJ 600
VAQ-135 EA-6B AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 730
VAW-112 E-2B AJ 010
 

 

 

VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

VAQ-135 HS-9
 

 

 

VAW-112    
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
10. September 1979 - 26. May 1980
Mediteranean / Indian Ocean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VFP-63 Det. 5 RF-8G AJ 600
VAQ-134 EA-6B AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 730
VAW-112 E-2B AJ 010
HS-1 Det. SH-3H AR 00
HM-16 Det. RH-53D TB 00
 

 

 

VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35 VFP-63
 

 

 

VAQ-134 HS-9
 

 

 

VAW-112 HS-1 HM-16
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
29. August 1980 - 17. October 1980
North American
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 730
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 010
HS-1 Det. 4 SH-3H AR 00
 

 

 

VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

HS-9 VAW-124 HS-1
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
3. August 1981 - 12. Februar 1982
Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 610
VMAQ-2 Det. Y EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
 

 

 

VA-82
 

 

 

VA-86 VA-35
 

 

 

HS-9 VMAQ-2
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
10. November 1982 - 20. May 1983
Caribbean / Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
VAQ-135 EA-6B AJ 605
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
28. March 1985 - 4. October 1985
Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
VAQ-138 EA-6B AJ 605
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
15. August 1986 - 16. October 1986
North Atlantic
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
VAQ-138 EA-6B AJ 605
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-68 USS Nimitz
30. December 1986 - 26. July 1987
Mediterranean / West Pacific
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VA-82 A-7E AJ 300
VA-86 A-7E AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E, KA-6D AJ 500
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
VAQ-138 EA-6B AJ 605
HS-9  SH-3H AJ 610
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
VQ-2 Det. EA-3B JQ 00
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
25. August 1988 - 11. October 1988
North Atlantic
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18A AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18A AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E AJ 500
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-9  SH-3H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
30. December 1988 - 30. June 1989
Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18A AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18A AJ 400
VA-35 A-6E AJ 500
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-9  SH-3H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3A AJ 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln
19. January 1990 - 23. February 1990
South Atlantic Shakedown
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18A AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18A AJ 400
VA-65 A-6E AJ 500
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-9  SH-3H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VRC-40 Det. C-2A AJ 40
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
28. December 1990 - 28. June 1991
Mediterranean / Persian Gulf (Irak)
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18A AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18A AJ 400
VA-65 A-6E AJ 500
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-9 SH-3H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VRC-40 Det. C-2A AJ 40
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
11. March 1993 - 8. September 1993
East Africa / Mediterranean
VF-84 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VMFA-312 F/A-18A AJ 330
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3  SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
HMH-362 CH-53D YL 00
HMLA-167 UH-1N TV 00
VRC-40 Det. 2 C-2A AJ 40
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
22. March 1995 - 22. September 1995
Mediterranean
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VMFA-312 F/A-18C AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VA-36 A-6E AJ 530
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3  SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VAQ-209 EA-6B AJ 625
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VQ-6 Det. D ES-3A AJ 760
VRC-40 Det. 3 C-2A AJ 40
last update 3. January 2008
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CVN-74 USS John C. Stennis
March 1996 - March 1996
South Atlantic Shakedown
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-14 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3 SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VRC-40 Det. 4 C-2A AJ 40
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy
17. May 1996 - 16. July 1996
Mediterranean / North Atlantic
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-14 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3  SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VQ-6 Det. A ES-3A AJ 760
VRC-40 Det. 4 C-2A AJ 40
Source: The Hook Magazine Winter 2007
last update 22. February 1008
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CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy
29. April 1997 - 28. October 1997
Mediterranean / Persian Gulf
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-14 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3  SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VQ-6 Det. A ES-3A AJ 760
VRC-40 Det. 4 C-2A AJ 40
Source: The Hook Magazine Winter 2007
last update 22. February 1008
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CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt
26. March 1999 - 22. September 1999
Mediterranean / Persian Gulf
VF-41 F-14A AJ 100
VF-14 F-14A AJ 200
VFA-15 F/A-18C AJ 300
VFA-87 F/A-18C AJ 400
VAW-124 E-2C AJ 600
HS-3 SH-60F, HH-60H AJ 610
VAQ-141 EA-6B AJ 620
VS-24 S-3B AJ 700
VRC-40 Det. 1 C-2A AJ 40
last update 8. January 2008
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