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Deployments of USS JOHN F. KENNEDY:

Note:
During deployments a VRC (Fleet Tactical Support Squadron) detachment provides carrier-on-board delivery and is embarked aboard the carrier but is no real part of the Air Wing. Currently, these planes are from VRC-30 (west coast) or VRC-40 (east coast). These detachment are not listed below.

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
April 5, 1969December 21, 1969 1VF-14 (F-4B)
VF-32 (F-4B)
VA-83 (A-4C)
VA-81 (A-4C)
VA-95 (A-4C)
RVAH-14 (RA-5C)
VAH-10 Det. 67 (KA-3B and EKA-3B)
VAQ-33 Det. EA-1F)
VAW-121 Det. (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. 67 (UH-2C)
ABMediterranean   
September 14, 1970March 1, 1971
  

1VF-14 (F-4B)
VF-32 (F-4B)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6A)
RVAH-14 (RA-5C)
VAQ-131 (EKA-3B)
VAW-125 (E-2B)
HC-2 Det. (SH-3G)
ABCaribbean
Northern Atlantic
Mediterranean
USS Sampson (DDG 10) Iraklion, Crete, Greece
Naples, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Athens, Greece
Valletta, Malta
Barcelona, Spain
December 1, 1971October 6, 1972
  

1VF-14 (F-4B)
VF-32 (F-4B)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6A and KA-6D)
RVAH-14 (RA-5C)
VAQ-135 Det.4 (EKA-3B)
VAW-125 (E-2B)
HC-2 Det. (SH-3G)
ABNorthern Atlantic
Mediterranean
 Exercise Strong ExpressNaples, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
Athens, Greece
Corfu, Greece
Thessaloniki, Greece
Rhodes, Greece
Genoa, Italy
Cannes, France
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
April 16, 1973December 1, 1973
  

1VF-14 (F-4B)
VF-32 (F-4B)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6A/B/C and KA-6D)
RVAH-11 (RA-5C)
VAQ-130 Det.1 (EKA-3B)
VAW-125 (E-2B)
HC-2 Det. (SH-3G)
ABNorthern Atlantic
Mediterranean
  Rota, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Gaeta, Italy
Cannes, France
Rhodes, Greece
Athens, Greece
Livorno, Italy
Malaga, Spain
Edinburgh, Scotland
Souda Bay, Greece
June 28, 1975January 27, 1976
  

1VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6A/C and KA-6D)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
HS-11 (SH-3D)
ABMediterranean  Naples, Italy
Taranto, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Malaga, Spain
September 2, 1976November 9, 1976 1VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VFP-63 Det.2 (RF-8G)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
HS-11 (SH-3D)
ABNorthern Atlantic   
January 15, 1977August 1, 1977
  

1VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VFP-63 Det.2 (RF-8G)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
VS-32 (S-3A)
HS-11 (SH-3D)
ABMediterranean  Naples, Italy
Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia
Alexandria, Egypt
Barcelona, Spain
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Malaga, Spain
June 29, 1978February 8, 1979
  

1VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6B/E and KA-6D)
VFP-63 Det.2 (RF-8G)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
VS-32 (S-3A)
HS-11 (SH-3D)
ABMediterranean  Rota, Spain
Malaga, Spain
Valencia, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Palma, Spain
Naples, Italy
Taranto, Italy
Trieste, Italy
Alexandria, Egypt
August 4, 1980March 28, 1981
  

1VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7B)
VA-72 (A-7B)
VA-34 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAQ-138 (EA-6B)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VS-32 (S-3A)
HS-11 (SH-3D)
ABMediterranean  Toulon, France
Naples, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
Alexandria, Egypt
Haifa, Israel
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Athens, Greece
Valencia, Spain
Malaga, Spain
January 4, 1982July 14, 1982
  

3VF-11 (F-14A)
VF-31 (F-14A)
VA-37 (A-7E)
VA-105 (A-7E)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-138 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3A)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACMediterranean
Indian Ocean
  St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Malaga, Spain
Perth, Australia
Mombasa, Kenya
Toulon, France
May 25, 1983July 1, 1983 3VF-11 (F-14A)
VF-31 (F-14A)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VA-85 (A-6E)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3A)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACNorthern Atlantic   
September 27, 1983May 2, 1984
  

3VF-11 (F-14A)
VF-31 (F-14A)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VA-85 (A-6E)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3A)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACSouthern Atlantic
Mediterranean
  Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Haifa, Israel
Naples, Italy
August 18, 1986March 3, 1987
  

3VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-66 (A-7E)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VMA-533 (A-6E)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-140 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3A)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACMediterraneanUSS Harry E. Yarnell (CG 17)
USS Moosbrugger (DD 980)
 Rota, Spain
Malaga, Spain
Palma, Spain
Benidorm, Spain
Toulon, France
Cannes, France
Naples, Italy
Trieste, Italy
Augusta Bay, Sicily, Italy
Haifa, Israel
August 2, 1988February 1, 1989
  

3VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VMA-533 (A-6E)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-130 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3A)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACMediterranean  Naples, Italy
Alexandria, Egypt
Toulon, France
Antalya, Turkey
Tunis, Tunisia
Palma, Spain
Marseille, France
Cannes, France
Haifa, Israel
August 15, 1990March 28, 1991
  

3VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VA-46 (A-7E)
VA-72 (A-7E)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-130 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3B)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACMediterranean
Red Sea
USS South Carolina (CGN 37)
USS Mississippi (CGN 40)
USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51)
USS Thomas C. Hart (FF 1092)
Operation Desert Shield
Operation Desert Storm
Alexandria, Egypt
Izmir, Turkey
Antalya, Turkey
Jeddah, Saudi Aabia
Hurgada, Egypt
October 7, 1992April 7, 1993
  

3VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-32 (F-14A)
VFA-37 (F/A-18C)
VFA-105 (F/A-18C)
VA-75 (A-6E)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-130 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3B)
HS-7 (SH-3H)
ACMediterraneanUSS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55)
USS Wainwright (CG 28)
USS Caron (DD 970)
USS Capodanno (FF 1093)
USS Halyburton (FFG 40)
USS McInerney (FFG 8)
USS Albuquerque (SSN 706)
USS Seahorse (SSN 669)
USS Santa Barbara (AE 28)
USS Kalamazoo (AOR 6)
Operation Provide PromiseNaples, Italy
Marseille, France
Trieste, Italy
May 17, 1996July 1996 8VF-41 (F-14A)
VF-14 (F-14A)
VFA-15 (F/A-18C)
VFA-87 (F/A-18C)
VS-24 (S-3B)
VAW-124 (E-2C)
VAQ-141 (EA-6B)
HS-3 (HH/SH-60H/F)
AJNorthern Atlantic
Caribbean
Dublin, Northern Ireland
Portsmouth, England
April 29, 1997October 28, 1997 8VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-41 (F-14A)
VFA-87 (F/A-18C)
VFA-15 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-141 (EA-6B)
VAW-124 (E-2C)
VS-24 (S-3B)
VQ-6 Det.A (ES-3A)
HS-3 (SH/HH-60F/H)
AJMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Vicksburg (CG 69)
USS Hue City (CG 66)
USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51)
USS Spruance (DD 963)
USS John Hancock (DD 981)
USS Taylor (FFG 50)
USS Albany (SSN 753)
USS Jacksonville (SSN 699)
USS Arctic (AOE 8)
Operation Deliberate Guard
Operation Southern Watch
Exercise Dynamic Mix
INVITEX
Malaga, Spain
Antalya, Turkey
Rhodes, Greece
Corfu, Greece
Cannes, France
Koper, Slovenia
Benidorm, Spain
Palma, Spain
Marseille, France
September 22, 1999March 19, 2000
  

1VF-102 (F-14B)
VFA-82 (F/A-18C)
VFA-86 (F/A-18C)
VMFA-251 (F/A-18C)
VS-32 (S-3B)
VAW-123 (E-2C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Monterey (CG 61)
USS McFaul (DDG 74)
USS Carney (DDG 64)
USS The Sullivans (DDG 68)
USS John Hancock (DD 981)
USS Spruance (DD 963)
USS Underwood (FFG 36)
USS Taylor (FFG 50)
USS Scranton (SSN 756)
USS Jacksonville (SSN 699)
USS Seattle (AOE 3)
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Bright Star
Valletta, Malta
Aqaba, Jordan
Manama, Bahrain
Dubai, U.A.E.
Tarragona, Spain
Bermuda
February 16, 2002August 17, 2002
  

7VF-143 (F-14B)
VF-11 (F-14B)
VFA-136 (F/A-18C)
VFA-131 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-140 (EA-6B)
VAW-121 (E-2C)
VS-31 (S-3B)
HS-5 (SH/HH-60F/H)
AGMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Hue City (CG 66)
USS Vicksburg (CG 69)
USS Roosevelt (DDG 80)
USS Carney (DDG 64)
USS The Sullivans (DDG 68)
USS Spruance (DD 963)
USS Taylor (FFG 50)
USS Underwood (FFG 36)
USS Boise (SSN 764)
USS Toledo (SSN 769)
USS Seattle (AOE 3)
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Enduring Freedom
Souda Bay, Greece
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Bahrain
Tarragona, Spain
Marmaris, Turkey
June 18, 2004December 13, 2004
  

17VF-103 (F-14B)
VFA-34 (F/A-18C)
VFA-83 (F/A-18C)
VFA-81 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-132 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
VS-30 (S-3B)
HS-15 (SH/HH-60F/H)
AAMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Vicksburg (CG 69)
USS Roosevelt (DDG 80)
USS Spruance (DD 963)
USS Toledo (SSN 769)
USS Seattle (AOE 3)
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Summer Pulse 04
Valletta, Malta
Bahrain
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Tarragona, Spain




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