VC-4

VC-4

Composite Squadron 4

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VC-4 - November 1944
John Gabbard

VC-4 Black Cougar - 1951
John Gabbard

VC-4 - Date Unknown
John Gabbard


Patch

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Handle

  • 1950 -- Nightcappers


Heritage

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Home Ports

  • 1970 ---- NAS Cecil Field, FL - (VC-4 Det Cecil Field)


Air Wings

  • January 4 to March 5, 1949:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F4U-5N----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • January 4 to March 5, 1949:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F4U-5N----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • January 5 to March 23, 1950:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-4----F4U-5N----F----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • July 10, 1950 to November 10, 1950:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-7----F4U-5N----L----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • 10 January to 18 May 1951:
    VC-4----------CVG-6-----F2H-2N----C----CVB-42---Mediterranean Sea
  • August 26 to October 8, 1952:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6---F4U-5NL----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • December 1, 1952 to May 19, 1953:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F3D-2/F2H-2B----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea
  • April 26 to December 4, 1953:
    VC-4 Det ?----CVG-4----F2H-2, F3D-2, F4U-5N----F----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, Korea
  • September 28, 1954 to April 22, 1955:
    VC-4 Det ?----CVG-8----F2H-4----E----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea
  • December 27, 1954 to July 14, 1955:
    VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F2H-4----T----CV-41----World Cruise (Norfolk, Va. to NAS Alameda, Ca.)
  • October 9, 1955 to April 30, 1956:
    VC-4 Det ?----CVG-6----F2H-4-------C----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea
  • January to March 1956:
    VC-4 Det. 52--?????----AD-5--------?----CV-45---Caribbean (Operation Springboard)


Deployments

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Aircraft

  • 1949 ----------- Chance Vaught F4U-5N Corsair
  • 1950 ----------- McDonnell F2H-2N Banshee (night fighter)
  • 1952 ----------- Chance Vaught F4U-5NL Corsair
  • 1952 ----------- Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight
  • 1955 ----------- Douglas AD-5 Skyraider
  • April 1, 1970------- Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk

  • Commanding Officers

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    Events


    Awards

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    Sources


  • A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to VC-4:
    • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
      • 147688 c/n 2452
        • 14 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 10 Mar 1971 - Stricken - 1S
      • 147745 c/n 12509
        • 14 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 08 feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
      • 147752 c/n 12516
        • 20 Feb 1971 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 22 Feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
      • 148314 c/n 12624
        • 13 Apr 1971 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 30 Apr 1971 - VC-2 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 148603 c/n 12796
        • 20 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 29 Feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
      • 149627 C/N 12952
        • 01 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
        • 26 Jul 1971 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA

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