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PATROL SQUADRON 50

(VP-50)

BLUE DRAGONS

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VP-50 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1953-NOV1953West Pac
AUG1954-FEB1955VP-50 West Pac 1954-55
AUG1954-FEB1955West Pac
OCT1958-FEB1959WESTPAC 1958-1959
OCT1966-APR1967Crew 13 Crashed and all perished
APR1968-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1968-MAY1969First P3 Orion Deployment
JAN1970-JAN1971West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1970-APR1971Deployed to NAF Sangley Point Philippines and TDY Cam Rahn Bay V
MAY1971-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1971-MAY1972Tri Site Deployment Adak Guam Moffett
JUN1973-DEC1973Tri Site Deployment Adak-Guam-Moffett
JAN1974-JUL1975Alaska
JAN1975-JUL1975Tri Site Deployment Adak-Guam-Moffett
AUG1976-FEB1977West Pac
MAY1981-DEC1981West Pac
OCT1982-NOV1982Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
DEC1983-JUN1984West Pac
JUN1985-DEC1985West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1987-Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1987 - Indian Ocean
JAN1987-JUL1987West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG1988-FEB1989West Pac
NOV1989-MAY1990West Pac

VP-50 General Specifications