VSF-76

VSF-76

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Handle

  • Saints

 

Page Sources:

  • David Weber

Patch

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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

Deployments

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Commanding Officers

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Awards

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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.

  • 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
  • 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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