VSF-76

VSF-76

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Patch

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Sources

David Weber

Handle

Saints

Heritage

19xx: VSF-76 established.

01 SEP 1973: VSF-76 assets moved and unit disestablished

Home Ports

NAS New Orleans, LA

Air Wings

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Aircraft

Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:

15 October 1970: - Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk *

2 August 1970: - - Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk *

* November 30, 1962

The A4D-2 designation was changed to A-4B

The A4D-2N designation was changed to A-4C

For A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit see lower in this page:

Deployments

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Commanding Officers

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Awards

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Awards continued

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Events

VFS-76 and VFS-86 were two NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, based squadrons tasked with the mission to provide fighter cover for the ant-submarine carriers. Previously flying early-model A-4 Skyhawks, the squadron transitioned to the F-8H in 1971.

01 SEP 1973: VF-753 absorbed VSF-76 and VSF-86 and the conglomeration was re-designated Fleet Composite Squadron Thirteen (VC-13).

Unit Photos

AW-603 of VSF-76 on the ramp.


Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit:

  • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
    • 145082 c/n 12328
      • 15 Oct 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 27 Dec 1971 - MARTD - NAS South Weymouth, MA

  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 147714 C/N 12478
      • 28 Jul 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 30 Oct 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 147797 C/N 12561
      • 20 Jan 1971 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 30 Sep 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
    • 147830 C/N 12594
      • 08 Jul 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 30 Oct 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 148491 C/N 12684
      • 09 Jul 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 18 Nov 1971 - MARTD - NAS Alameda, CA
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  • Douglas A4D-2n (A-4C) Skyhawk Continued)
    • 148591 C/N 12784
      • 09 Jul 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 31 Oct 1970 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 148593 C/N 12786
      • 02 Aug 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 22 Mar 1972 - MASDC - Davis-Mothan AFB, Tucson, AZ
    • 149530 c/n 12855
      • 15 Oct 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 29 Aug 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
    • 149537 c/n 12862
      • 15 Jan 1971 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 30 Oct 1971 - NAS - NAS Glynco, GA
    • 149618 c/n 12943
      • 15 Oct 1970 - VSF-76 - NAS New Orleans, LA
      • 14 Nov 1971 - MARTD - NAS Alameda, CA

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