Attack Squadron 304

"Firebirds"

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Linage 

1. July 1970 VA-304 Established at NAS Alameda CA.
31. December 1994 VA-304 Disestablished at NAS Alameda CA.
Planes:
 

 

 

1970 - 1971
A-4C

   
 

 

 

1970 - 1977
A-
7A

 
 

 

 

1977 - 1986
A-
7B

 
 

 

 

1986 - 1988
A-
7E

   
 

 

 

1988 - 1994
A-
6E

   
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VA-304 Deployments 
6. November 1976 - 20. November 1976 CV-61 USS Ranger CVWR-30 A-7A ND 400
26. January 1986 - 5. February 1986 CV-61 USS Ranger CVWR-30 A-7B ND 400
6. August 1990 - 3. September 1990 CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVWR-30 A-6E / KA-6D ND 400
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VA-304 Commanding Officers 
CDR John H. Thompson 1. Jul. 1970 1. Jul. 1971
CDR Peter L. Hammes 1. Jul. 1971  21. Jan. 1973
CDR Jerry V. Kirk  21. Jan. 1973 20. Jul. 1974
CDR Raymond G. Blake 20. Jul. 1974 17. Jan. 1976
CDR David M. Boaz 17. Jan. 1976  Jan. 1978
CDR Matthew A. McCarthy  Jan. 1978 20. Oct. 1979
CDR Frank J. Bender 20. Oct. 1979 Jun. 1981
CDR R. F. Bush Jun. 1981 Mar. 1983
CDR D. B. Ashworth Mar. 1983 Sep. 1984
CDR Thomas W. Hearn Sep. 1984  20. Apr. 1986
CDR Donald K. Simmons  20. Apr. 1986 26. Apr. 1987
CDR Daniel R. Kestly 26. Apr. 1987 16. Oct. 1988
CDR Michael F. Dibello 16. Oct. 1988  20. May 1990
CDR John R. Hines, Jr.  20. May 1990 16. Nov. 1991
CDR Robert S. Mull, Jr. 16. Nov. 1991 22. May 1993
CDR William A. Roig 22. May 1993 25. Jun. 1994
CDR Craig C. Groom 25. Jun. 1994 31. Dec. 1994
 

History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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