VA 15

Navy Attack Squadron 15 

 

 





 


The history of Navy Attack Squadron 15 (VA-15)

Major Overseas Deployments


Date of Departure    Date of Return    Air Wing    Carrier      Type of Aircraft    Area of Operation

04 Apr 1966         21 Nov 1966    CVW-10     CVS 11    A-4C                   WestPac/Vietnam

11 May 1967         30 Dec 1967    CVW-10      CVS 11    A-4C                   WestPac/Vietnan


Air Wing Assignments


        Air Wing          Tail Code     Assignment Date

CVW-10          AK               Jan 1966

 

Commanders

CDR Jack L. Gracey 12 Aug 1965
CDR Isaac F. Jones, Jr. 27 Sep 1966
CDR William K. Carr (acting) 29 Jan 1967
CDR William K. Carr 10 Feb 1967



Significant Events

 

4 Apr–21 Nov 1966:
VA-15 deployed to Vietnam as a component of CVW-10 embarked on Intrepid (CVS
11). CVW-10 was an all-attack air wing comprised of four attack squadrons, two squadrons flying A-4
Skyhawks and two squadrons with A-1 Skyraiders.

15 May 1966:
The squadron flew its first combat mission since March 1945 when it was designated VT-4 and a member of Carrier Air Group 4.

Information from: DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN NAVAL AVIATION SQUADRONS—Volume I

Information for time in Westpac/Vietnam


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