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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
AUG 1954 - FEB 1955 VP-50 West Pac 1954-55
AUG 1954 - FEB 1955 West Pac
OCT 1958 - FEB 1959 WESTPAC 1958-1959
OCT 1966 - APR 1967 Crew 13 Crashed and all perished
APR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1968 - MAY 1969 First P3 Orion Deployment
AUG 1970 - APR 1971 Deployed to NAF Sangley Point Philippines and TDY Cam Rahn Bay V
MAY 1971 - NOV 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - MAY 1972 Tri Site Deployment Adak Guam Moffett
JUN 1973 - DEC 1973 Tri Site Deployment Adak-Guam-Moffett
JAN 1974 - JUL 1975 Alaska
JAN 1975 - JUL 1975 Tri Site Deployment Adak-Guam-Moffett
AUG 1976 - FEB 1977 West Pac
MAY 1981 - DEC 1981 West Pac
DEC 1983 - JUN 1984 West Pac
JUN 1985 - DEC 1985 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1987 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1987 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1987 - JUL 1987 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 1988 - FEB 1989 West Pac
NOV 1989 - MAY 1990 West Pac

VP-50 General Specifications