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ATTACK SQUADRON 195

(VA-195)

DAM BUSTERS

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VA-195 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-AUG1943Established
FEB1957-SEP1957Middle Pacific
APR1960-Shellback Initiation - 19 APR 1960 - Pacific Ocean
APR1964-Shellback Initiation - 4 APR 1964 - Indian Ocean
APR1965-DEC1965West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1966-MAY1967West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1967-JUL1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-FEB1968Pueblo incident, Korea
APR1968-Shellback Initiation - 9 APR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
APR1969-NOV1969West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1970-SEP1971West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1972-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1972-APR1973West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1974-Shellback Initiation - 18 MAR 1974 - Indian Ocean
OCT1974-Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1974 - Indian Ocean
NOV1974-Shellback Initiation - 14 NOV 1974 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1975-MAR1975RIMPAC
MAY1975-DEC1975West Pac
NOV1977-APR1978West Pac
MAR1979-Shellback Initiation - 29 MAR 1979 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR1979-SEP1979Mediterranean
MAR1979-SEP1979Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
MAY1981-NOV1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUN1983-MAR1984Fire on USS Ranger (CV-61)/crash with USS Wichita
SEP1983-MAR1984West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1983-MAY1984South America
JAN1985-AUG1985West Pac-Indian Ocean
JUL1985- Shellback Initiation - 18 JUL 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUL2007-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUL 2007 - Atlantic Ocean

VA-195 General Specifications