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U.S.S. VALLEY FORGE

(LPH-8)

FIRST IN PEACE - FIRST IN WAR

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LPH-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1961 - OCT 1962 Caribbean
OCT 1961 - DEC 1961 Caribbean
JAN 1962 - JAN 1962 Panama Canal
MAR 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1962 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 23 MAR 1962 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 23 MAR 1962 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 23 MAR 1962 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 25 MAR 1962 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1962 - DEC 1962 West Pac
APR 1962 - APR 1962 Dependents Cruise
AUG 1962 - OCT 1962 Middle Pacific
SEP 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 19 SEP 1962 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUL 1963 - SEP 1963 Dry Dock
JAN 1964 - SEP 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1964 - NOV 1964 West Pac
JUL 1964 - SEP 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1964 - NOV 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - JUL 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - JUN 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1965 - OCT 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - JUL 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1966 - JUN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1966 - NOV 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1967 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - AUG 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1968 - JUL 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - JUN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 1 NOV 1968 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 1 NOV 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1969 - JUL 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - SEP 1969 Decommisioning
MAR 1969 - MAY 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1969 - JAN 1970 Decommisioning
NOV 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 1969 - Pacific Ocean

LPH-8 General Specifications