NAS Glynco

NAS Glynco, GA

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Provided by John Gabbard

Provided by John Gabbard

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Aircraft
  • 29 July 1971 - - - Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk *
  • 1 June 1971- - - - Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk *
  • * November 30, 1962
    • The A4D-2 designation changed to A-4B
    • The A4D-2N designation changed to A-4C

  • A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to NAS Glynco;
    • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
      • 145097 c/n 12343
        • 29 Jul 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 145100 c/n 12346
        • 05 Nov 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA

    • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
      • 147691 C/N 12455
        • 13 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 28 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147701 C/N 12465
        • 26 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147726 C/N 12490
        • 06 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147731 C/N 12495
        • 25 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 09 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147797 C/N 12561
        • 30 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147838 C/N 12602
        • 13 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 147841 C/N 12605
        • 04 Nov 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148304 C/N 12614
        • 24 Oct 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148469 C/N 12662
        • 23 Aug 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
    • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk (Cont.)
      • 148482 C/N 12675
        • 06 Aug 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 01 Nov 1971 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ

        • 01 May 1972 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148493 C/N 12686
        • 31 Jul 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148526 C/N 12719
        • 17 Jul 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148558 C/N 12751
        • 13 Nov 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148576 C/N 12769
        • 21 Jul 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 148601 C/N 12794
        • 01 Jun 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 14 Dec 1971 - NARF - NAS Jacksonville, FL
      • 148605 C/N 12798
        • 28 Dec 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 ---- NAS Glynco, GA
      • 149530 c/n 12855
        • 29 Aug 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 149537 c/n 12862
        • 30 Oct 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA
      • 149563 c/n 12888
        • 29 Aug 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
        • 08 Feb 1973 - VT-86 - NAS Glynco, GA

Commanding Officers
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Events
  • August 1942
    Construction is begun on 2,400 acres 5 miles (8 km) north of the city of Brunswick, in Glynn County, Georgia, USA.

  • by October 1943
    Two airship hangers and for Airship Patrol Squadron 15 (ZP-15)whose airships would perform ship convoy escort duty. A runway for fixed wing aircraft was also completed.
  • Slated for decommissioning in 1949, the station was kept on active status when tensions in Korea heightened. Airship Patrol Squadrons 2 (ZP-2) and 3 (ZP-3) in addition, airship pilot was conducted by the Airship Training Unit (ZTG) were moved at NAS Glynco.
  • 1960s
    As the Navy expanded the role of Naval Aviation Observers, later redesignated as Naval Flight Officers (NFO), for the next generation of carrier-based multi-crew aircraft, NAS Glynco assumed added responsibility for advanced NFO training

    The former Naval Air Technical Training Center Glynco was disestablished and Training Air Wing EIGHT (TRAWING 8), reporting to the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas was established at NAS Glynco in NATTC's place.

    Training Squadron 86 (VT-86) was subsequently established as a subordinate command to TRAWING 8 in order to provide advanced training for U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps NFOs slated for eventual assignment as Radar Intercept Officers (RIO) in the F-4 Phantom II and F-14 Tomcat, Bombardier Navigators (B/N) in the A-3 Skywarrior, A-5 Vigilante and A-6 Intruder, Reconnaissance Attack Navigators (RAN) in the RA-5C Vigilante, Reconnaissance Systems Officers (RSO) in the RF-4B Phantom II, Electronic Warfare Officers in the EA-3B Skywarrior, Electronic Countermeasures Officers in the EA-6A Intruder and EA-6B Prowler, Combat Information Center Officers (CICO) in the E-2 Hawkeye, and as Tactical Coordinators (TACCO) in the S-3 Viking. While at NAS Glynco, VT-86 operated a combination of 24 T-39 Sabreliner, 20 A-4C Skyhawk, 2 EC-121K Warning Star, and 12 TS-2A Tracker aircraft.

  • March 1962
    NAS Glynco's mission expanded when the Navy's enlisted air traffic control schools transferred from Naval Air Technical Training Unit (NATTU) Olathe at NAS Olathe, Kansas.

  • Late 1974
    NAS Glynco was identified for closure and was subsequently shuttered.

Awards
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Sources
  • John Gabbard

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