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Deployments of USS CARL VINSON:

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 detachments are not listed below.

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
March 1, 1983October 29, 1983
  

15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-37 (A-7E)
VA-105 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
VQ-1 Det.C (EA-3B)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLWorld CruiseUSS Worden (CG 18)
USS Texas (CGN 39)
USS Hewitt (DD 966)
USS Cook (FF 1083)
USS Barbey (FF 1088)
USS Sides (FFG 14)
 St. Thomas, US Virgin Island
Monaco
Morocco
Abidijan, Cote D'Ivoire
Perth, Australia
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
Sasebo, Japan
Pusan, South Korea
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Alameda, Calif.
June, 1984July, 1984 15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLPacific RIMPAC '84Pearl Harbor, Hi.
October 13, 1984May 24, 1985
  

15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
VQ-1 Det. C (EA-3B)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Texas (CGN 39)
USS Leahy (CG 16)
USS Gridley (CG 21)
USS Hewitt (DD 966)
USS Ingersoll (DD 990)
USS Buchanan (DDG 14)
USS Downes (FF 1070)
USS Roanoke (AOR 7)
USS Kiska (AE 35)
 Pearl Harbor, HI
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Fremantle, Australia
San Diego, Calif.
August 12, 1986February 5, 1987
  

15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
VQ-1 Det. (EA-3B)
NLNorthern and Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Vincennes (CG 49)
USS Jouett (CG 29)
USS Leahy (CG 16)
USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964)
USS Gary (FFG 51)
USS Marvin Shields (FF 1066)
USS Brewton (FF 1086)
USS Roanoke (AOR 7)
 Perth, Australia
Pusan, South Korea
Singapore
Diego Garcia
Subic Bay, Philippines
Masirah, Oman
Mombasa, Kenya
Karachi, Pakistan
June 15, 1988December 14, 1988
  

15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLNorthern and Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Texas (CGN 39)
USS Roanoke (AOR 7)
Operation Earnest WillSubic Bay, Philippines
Singapore
Mombasa, Kenya
Pattaya, Thailand
Hong Kong
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
September 5, 1989November 9, 1989
  

15VF-51 (F-14A)
VF-111 (F-14A)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLNorthern and Western Pacific PACEX 89Pusan, South Korea
February 1, 1990July 31, 1990
  

15VF-51 (F-14)
VF-111 (F-14)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-52 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3)
VAW-114 (E-2C)
HS-4 (SH-3H)
NLWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Truxtun (CGN 35)
USS Elliot (DD 967)
USS Knox (FF 1052)
USS Wabash (AOR 5)
USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193)
USS Mauna Kea (AE 22)
Exercise Team Spirit 1990Pearl Harbor, Hi
Singapore
Diego Garcia
Hong Kong
Philippines
Thailand
Australia
Japan
February 17, 1994August 17, 1994 14VF-11 (F-14D)
VF-31 (F-14D)
VA-196 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VFA-25 (F/A-18C)
VFA-113 (F/A-18C)
VS-35 (S-3B)
VAQ-139 (EA-6B)
VAW-113 (E-2C)
VQ-5 Det.B (ES-3A)
HS-8 (HH/SH-60H/F)
NKWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
USS Arkansas (CGN 41)
USS Antietam (CG 54)
USS Paul F. Foster (DD 964)
USS Reuben James (FFG 57)
USS Asheville (SSN 758)
USS Camden (AOE 2)
Operation Southern WatchPearl Harbor, HI
Hong Kong
Singapore
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Perth, Australia
Hobart, Australia
May 14, 1996November 14, 1996
  

14VF-11 (F-14D)
VF-31 (F-14D)
VFA-25 (F/A-18C)
VFA-113 (F/A-18C)
VA-196 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAQ-139 (EA-6B)
VAW-113 (E-2C)
VS-35 (S-3B)
VQ-5 Det.D (ES-3A)
HS-4 (HH/SH-60H/F)
NKWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
USS Shiloh (CG 67)
USS Valley Forge (CG 50)
USS Laboon (DDG 58)
USS Hewitt (DD 966)
Exercise Rugged Nautilus
Operation Desert Strike
Operation Southern Watch
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Singapore
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Hobart, Australia
November 6, 1998May 6, 1999
  

11VF-213 (F-14D)
VFA-94 (F/A-18C)
VFA-97 (F/A-18C)
VFA-22 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-135 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3B)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VQ-5 Det.C (ES-3A)
HS-6 (HH/SH-60H/F)
NHWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
USS Antietam (CG 54)
USS Princeton (CG 59)
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62)
USS Oldendorf (DD 972)
USS McClusky (FFG 41)
USS Pasadena (SSN 752)
USS Columbus (SSN 762)
USS Rainier (AOE 7)
Operation Desert Fox
Operation Southern Watch
Hong Kong
Singapore
Dubai, U.A.E.
Fremantle, Australia
Hobart, Australia
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
July 23, 2001January 19, 2002 11VF-213 (F-14D)
VFA-94 (F/A-18C)
VFA-97 (F/A-18C)
VFA-22 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-135 (EA-6B)
VS-29 (S-3B)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
HS-6 (HH/SH-60H/F)
NHWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Afghanistan
USS Antietam (CG 54)
USS Princeton (CG 59)
USS O'Kane (DDG 77)
USS Ingraham (FFG 61)
USS Olympia (SSN 717)
USS Key West (SSN 722)
USS Sacramento (AOE 1)
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Southern Watch
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Perth, Australia
Hobart, Australia
Pearl Harbor, HI
Singapore
January 13, 2003
(Bremerton)
September 19, 2003
  

9VFA-22 (F/A-18C)
VMFA-314 (F/A-18C)
VFA-146 (F/A-18C)
VFA-147 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-138 (EA-6B)
VAW-112 (E-2C)
VS-33 (S-3B)
HS-8 (SH/HH-60F/H)
NGWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Antietam (CG 54)
USS Lassen (DDG 82)
USS Ingraham (FFG 61)
USS Sacramento (AOE 1)
Tandem Thrust '03San Diego, Calif.
Pearl Harbor, HI
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Apra Harbor, Guam
Pusan, South Korea
Yokosuka, Japan
Singapore
Fremantle, Australia
Hong Kong
January 13, 2005July 31, 2005
  

9VFA-154 (F/A-18F)
VMFA-323 (F/A-18C)
VFA-146 (F/A-18C)
VFA-147 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-138 (EA-6B)
VAW-112 (E-2C)
VS-33 (S-3B)
HS-8 (SH/HH-60F/H)
NGWorld CruiseUSS Antietam (CG 54)
USS Mustin (DDG 89)
USS O'Kane (DDG 77)
USS Camden (AOE 2)
USS Olympia (SSN 717)
JTFEX
Operation Iraqi Freedom
San Diego, Calif.
Guam
Singapore
Rhodes, Greece
Lisbon, Portugal
Norfolk, Va.
January 12, 2010April 12, 2010
  

17VFA-81 (F/A-18E)
VAW-125 (E-2C 2000 NP)
HS-15 (SH/HH-60F/H)
HS-7 Det. (SH/HH-60F/H)*
HS-11 Det. (SH/HH-60F/H)*
HSC-9 Det. (MH-60S)*
HSC-26 Det. (MH-60S)*
HM-14 Det. (MH-53E)*
HM-15 Det. (MH-53E)*

* embarked for Humanitarian
Operations in Haiti
AAHaiti
southern Atlantic
eastern Pacific
(Norfolk to San Diego)
Mayport, Fla.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Callao, Peru
November 30, 2010June 15, 2011 17VFA-22 (F/A-18F)
VFA-81 (F/A-18E)
VFA-113 (F/A-18C)
VFA-25 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C 2000 NP)
HS-15 (SH/HH-60F/H)
AAwestern Pacific
Arabian Sea
USS Bunker Hill (CG 52)
USS Stockdale (DDG 106)
COMPTUEX
Operation Enduring Freedom
Pusan, South Korea
Port Klang, Malaysia
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
November 30, 2011May 23, 2012 17VFA-22 (F/A-18F)
VFA-81 (F/A-18E)
VFA-113 (F/A-18C)
VFA-25 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C 2000 NP)
HS-15 (SH/HH-60F/H)
AAwestern Pacific
Arabian Sea
USS Bunker Hill (CG 52)
USS Halsey (DDG 97)
Operation Enduring Freedom
Exercise Malabar 2012
Hong Kong
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Chennai, India
Fremantle, Australia
Pearl Harbor, Hi.




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