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ATTACK SQUADRON 85

(VA-85)

BLACK FALCONS

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VA-85 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1956-OCT1958Guantanamo Bay
AUG1962-MAR1963Mediterranean
AUG1965-JUN1966West Pac
AUG1965-JUL1966West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1965-AUG1966West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1968-DEC1968West Pac
APR1968-Shellback Initiation - 24 APR 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1969-MAY1970West Pac
JAN1971-JUL1971Mediterranean
AUG1972-JUL1973Mediterranean
JUL1976-JUL1976Bicentinniel Op Sail NY
APR1978-OCT1978Mediterranean
NOV1978-MAY1979Mediterranean
OCT1979-MAY1980Mediterranean
JAN1982-JAN1983Libyan
JAN1982-JAN1983Libyan
AUG1985-APR1986Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
DEC1985-Shellback Initiation - 10 DEC 1985 - Indian Ocean
MAY1989-NOV1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 12 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
NOV1991-APR1992Desert Storm

VA-85 General Specifications