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ATTACK SQUADRON 165

(VA-165)

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VA-165 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1960-SEP1960Established
AUG1963-FEB1964West Pac
AUG1963-FEB1964West Pac
AUG1963-FEB1964West Pac
DEC1964-NOV1965West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1966-Shellback Initiation - 27 OCT 1966 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1967-MAY1968USS PUEBLO SEIZED 1-68 STEAMED NORTH/YANKEE STATION TO N-KOREA
NOV1967-MAY1968West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1968-MAY1969West Pac
FEB1970-OCT1970West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1970-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1970 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1971-MAY1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1973-OCT1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1973-JUL1973Shellback Initiation -July 30 1973
JUL1973-Shellback Initiation - 30 JUL 1973 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1974-JUL1974West Pac
JUN1974-SEP1974West Pac
OCT1974-Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1974 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1974-Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1974 - Indian Ocean
JUN1978-JAN1979West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB1980-OCT1980West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR1980-SEP1980West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1980-Shellback Initiation - 1 JUN 1980 - Indian Ocean
DEC1981-Shellback Initiation - 18 DEC 1981 - Indian Ocean
OCT1983-Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1983 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1988-MAR1990West Pac
FEB1991-AUG1991West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1992-DEC1992Desert Shield

VA-165 General Specifications