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LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHIC SQUADRON 63

(VFP-63)

THE EYES OF THE FLEET

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VFP-63 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1961 - JUL 1961 West Pac
DEC 1961 - JUN 1962 West Pac
DEC 1961 - JUN 1962 West Pac
JUL 1962 - SEP 1962 Cape Horn
JUL 1962 - FEB 1963 West Pac
NOV 1962 - MAY 1963 West Pac
APR 1963 - NOV 1963 West Pac
MAY 1963 - Shellback Initiation - 8 MAY 1963 - Indian Ocean
OCT 1963 - JUL 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1963 - DEC 1964 West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB 1964 - SEP 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1964 - JAN 1965 cva 64--foxtrot-- aug. 2ed and 4th 1964 turner joy and maddox
FEB 1965 - NOV 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1966 - NOV 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1966 - MAY 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac
FEB 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1967 - APR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1968 - MAR 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 24 OCT 1968 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1968 - DEC 1968 North Korean Intervention- 7th Fleet- TF-77 Adm. Geo. Morrison
APR 1969 - NOV 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1969 - JUL 1970 West Pac
SEP 1969 - JUL 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1969 - JUN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1970 - JUL 1970 Mediterranean
MAY 1970 - DEC 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1970 - Shellback Initiation - 4 JUN 1970 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1970 - Shellback Initiation - 8 JUN 1970 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1970 - JUN 1971 West Pac
MAY 1971 - NOV 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1971 - DEC 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 27 NOV 1971 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1972 - DEC 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1973 - JUN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1973 - JAN 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1975 - JAN 1976 West Pac
JUN 1975 - JAN 1976 West Pac
JAN 1977 - AUG 1977 Mediterranean
JUN 1977 - Shellback Initiation - 19 JUN 1977 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1978 - MAY 1979 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JUN 1979 - MAY 1980 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 30 JAN 1980 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 9 JAN 1980 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1980 - OCT 1980 VFP-63 Det 3 Deployed USS Constellation IO Cruise
JUN 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 12 JUN 1980 - Indian Ocean
APR 1981 - NOV 1981 VFP-63 Det 1 Deployed USS Kitty Hawk Westpac Cruise
JUN 1982 - JUN 1982 Disestablishment

VFP-63 General Specifications