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PATROL SQUADRON 17

(VP-17)

WHITE LIGHTNING

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VP-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1954 - JAN 1955 West Pac
MAY 1959 - NOV 1959 Alaska
JAN 1963 - JUN 1963 Alaska
APR 1964 - OCT 1964 West Pac
SEP 1966 - APR 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1966 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1967 - APR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1969 - JUL 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1971 - SEP 1971 RIMPAC
JAN 1972 - JUL 1972 West Pac
MAR 1973 - OCT 1973 West Pac
NOV 1978 - MAY 1979 West Pac
MAY 1981 - OCT 1981 West Pac
NOV 1983 - MAY 1984 West Pac
MAY 1985 - NOV 1985 West Pac
DEC 1986 - MAY 1987 Alaska
DEC 1989 - JUN 1990 Alaska
MAY 1991 - NOV 1991 Desert Storm
NOV 1992 - APR 1993 West Pac
OCT 1994 - MAR 1995 Decommisioning

VP-17 General Specifications