Strike Fighting Squadron 203

 "Blue Dolphins"

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History 

1. July 1970 VA-203 Established as a Reserve Squadron at NAS Jacksonville FL
1. May 1991 VA-203 was redesignated VFA-203
30. June 2004 VFA-203 Disestablished at NAS Jacksonville FL

Planes:
 

 

 

1970 - 1971
A-4C
   
 

 

 

1971 - 1974
A-4L
   
 

 

 

1974- 1977
A-7A
 
 

 

 

1977- 1983
A-7B
   
 

 

 

1983 - 1989
A-7E
   
 

 

 

1989 - 2004
F/A-18A
   
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VA-203, VFA-203 Deployments 
VA-203
August 1971 - August 1971 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy  CVWR-20 A-4L AF 300
January 1977 - January 1977 CV-62 USS Independence CVWR-20 A-7B AF 300
6. July 1982 - 16 July 1982 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVWR-20 A-7E AF 300
23. June 1984 - 2. July 1984 CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVWR-20 A-7E AF 300
VFA-203
24. July 1989 - August 1989 CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVWR-20 F/A-18A AF 300
13. May 1996 - 23. May 1996 CVN-74 USS John C. Stennis CVWR-20 F/A-18A AF 300
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VA-203, VFA-203 Commanding Officers 
Cdr. Walter N. Vance III 1. July 1970 22. January 1972
Cdr. James S. Bassett 22. January 1972 29. September 1973
Cdr. Bobby S. Morgan 29. September 1973 13. September 1975
LCdr. Jimmie W. Seeley 13. September 1975 20. August 1977
Cdr. F. Francis Hughes jr. 20. August 1977 21. July 1979
Cdr. A. Antthony Isger 21. July 1979 21. February 1981
Cdr. David A. Dollarhide 21. February 1981 21. August 1982
Cdr. Jack C. Harris 21. August 1982 1. January 1984
Cdr. George W. Weiler 1. January 1984 24. April 1985
Cdr. Timothy G. Palmer 24. April 1985 1. June 1986
Cdr. Thomas J. Verrengia 1. June 1986 12. December 1987
Cdr. Ray K. Waddell 12. December 1987 1. January 1989
Cdr. Richard A. Bailey 1. January 1989 26. May 1990
Cdr. William C. Bailey 26. May 1990 ?
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Cdr. Craig N. McCartney ? 4. May 2001
Cdr. Michael J. Wellington 4. May 2001 ?
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History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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