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FLEET AIR RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON 2

(VQ-2)

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VQ-2 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1964 - OCT 1964 First Carrier Detachment U.S.S. Forrestal CVA-59 (12 days)
APR 1965 - JUL 1965 First Carrier Assignment U.S.S. Saratoga CVA-60 (3.5 Months)
DEC 1965 - APR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1967 - JUL 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1967 - JUN 1967 P-2 DET. Athens )Israel Six Day War was from June 5-10 1967.)
SEP 1970 - OCT 1970 Jordanian Crisis
JUL 1971 - JUL 1971 First EP-3E - 31 July 1971
OCT 1973 - OCT 1973 Yom Kippur War
JAN 1980 - DEC 1980 1980 VQ-2 deployed on an around the world for Operations with tw
AUG 1980 - OCT 1980 Circumnavigation
DEC 1984 - MAY 1985 Mediterranean-Lebanon
MAY 1991 - SEP 1991 Last A-3 Det (NS Souda Bay Crete)
FEB 2002 - MAY 2002 Kosovo
MAR 2002 - MAY 2002 Mediterranean
JAN 2003 - MAR 2003 Inciklik, Turkey
DEC 2003 - MAR 2004 Curacao SOUTHCOM
OCT 2004 - JAN 2005 Mediterranean
NOV 2004 - JAN 2005 Manama , Bahrain

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