Fighter Squadron 111

 "Iron Tigers", "Sundowners"

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History 

4. June 1956 VA-156 Established at NAS Moffett Field CA
20. January 1959 VA-156 was redesignated VF-111
1. September 1964 VF-111 was redesignated VF-26
17. September 1964 VF-26 was redesignated VF-111
31. May 1995 VF-111 Disestablished at NAS North Island CA.

Planes:
 

 

 

1956 - 1961
F11F-1

 

 

 

1961 - 1966
F8U-2N (F-8D)

 

 

 

1966 - 1967
F-8E
   
 

 

 

1967 - 1968
F-8C
 

 

 

1968 - 1971
F-8H
 

 

 

1971 - 1974
F-4B
 
 

 

 

1974 - 1979
F-4N
   
 

 

 

1979 - 1995
F-14A
   
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VA-156, VF-111 Deployments 
VA-156
8. March 1958 - 21. November 1958 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-11 F11F-1 NH 100
VF-111
9. March 1959 - 3. October 1959 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-11 F11F-1 NH 100
16. July 1960 - 18. March 1961 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-11 F11F-1 NH 100
11. August 1961 - 1. November 1961 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVG-11 F8U-2 NH 100
13. September 1962 - 2. April 1963 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVG-11 F8U-2N NH 100
17. October 1963 - 20. July 1964 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 F-8D NH 100
6. March 1965 - 23. November 1965 CVA-41 USS Midway CVW-2 F-8D NE 450
26. May 1966 - 16. November 1966 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-16 F-8E AH 100
11. May 1967 - 30. December 1967 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVW-10 Det.11 F-8C AH   00
16. June 1967 - 31. January 1968 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-16 F-8C AH 100
4. June.1968 - 8. February 1969 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVW-10 Det.11 F-8C AK 100
1. February 1969 - 18. September 1969 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVW-16 F-8H AH 100
5. March 1970 - 17. December 1970 CVS-38 USS Shangri La CVW-8 F-8H AJ 100
12. November 1971 - 17. July 1972 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 F-4B NL 200
9. March 1973 - 8. November 1973 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 F-4B NL 200
5. December 1974 - 2. July 1975 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 F-4N NL 200
4. Oktober 1976 - 21. April 1977 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVW-19 F-4N NM 200
30. May 1979 - 25. February 1980 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
1. April 1981 - 23. November 1981 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
1. March 1983 - 29. October 1983 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
June 1984 - July 1984 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
18. October 1984 - 24. May 1985 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
12. August 1986 - 5. February 1987 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
15. June 1988 - 14. December 1988 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
5. September 1989 - 9. November 1989 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
1. February 1990 - 31. July 1990 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
1. April 1991 - 11. December 1991 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
22. Juni 1992 - 4. August 1992 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
3. November 1992 - 3. Mai 1993 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
24. Juni 1994 - 22. December 1994 CV-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-15 F-14A NL 200
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Pictures
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VA-156, VF-111 Commanding Officers 
CDR Jack L. Fruin (XO LCDR. W.J. Kostik) 4. June 1956 ?
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written 24. April 2005

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