USS Midway

 

Deployments, Air Wings & Squadrons,

August 1959 ~ April 1971

 

USS Midway

 

 

 

CVG-2

15 AUG 59 ~ 25 MAR 60

WESTPAC

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

NE

100

VF-24

Red Checkertails

F8U-1

200

VF-21

Free Lancers

F3H-2

300

VA-22

Fighting Redcocks

FJ-4B

400

VA-23

Black Knights

FJ-4B

500

VA-25

Fist of the Fleet

AD-7

ZD

600

VAH-8

Fireballers

A3D-2

RR

700

VAW-11 Det A

Early Eleven

AD-5W

PP

900

VCP-63 Det A

 

F8U-1P

UP

 

HU-1 Det A

Fleet Angels

HUP-2

 

 

 

CVG-2

16 FEB ~ 28 SEP 61

WESTPAC

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

NE

100

VF-24

Red Checkertails

F8U-2

200

VF-21

Free Lancers

F3H-2

300

VA-22

Fighting Redcocks

A4D-2

400

VA-23

Black Knights

A4D-2

500

VA-25

Fist of the Fleet

AD-7

600

VAH-8

Fireballers

A3D-2

RR

700

VAW-11 Det A

Early Eleven

WF-2

WL

800

VMA-311

 

A4D-2

PP

900

VCP-63 Det A

 

F8U-1P

UP

 

HU-1 Det A

Fleet Angels

HUP-3

 

 

 

CVG-2

06 APR ~ 20 OCT 62

WESTPAC

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

NE

100

VF-24

Red Checkertails

F8U-2

200

VF-21

Free Lancers

F3H-2

300

VA-22

Fighting Redcocks

A4D-2N

400

VA-23

Black Knights

A4D-2

500

VA-25

Fist of the Fleet

AD-6/7

600

VAH-8

Fireballers

A3D-2

RR

760

VAW-11 Det A

Early Eleven

WF-2

VR

700

VAW-13 Det A

 

AD-5Q

NE

900

VFP-63 Det A

Eyes of the Fleet

F8U-1P

UP

 

HU-1 Det A

Fleet Angels

HUP-3

 

 

 

CVG-2 / CVW-2

08 NOV 63 ~ 26 MAY 64

WESTPAC

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

NE

100

VF-21

Free Lancers

F-4B

200

VA-22

Fighting Redcocks

A-4C

300

VA-23

Black Knights

A-4E

400

VF-24

Red Checkertails

F-8C

500

VA-25

Fist of the Fleet

A-1J

600

VAH-8

Fireballers

A-3B

700

VAW-11 Det A

Early Eleven

E-1B

900

VFP-63 Det A

Eyes of the Fleet

RF-8A

UP

 

HU-1 Det A

Fleet Angels

UH-2A

 

 

 

CVW-2

06 MAR ~ 23 NOV 65

WESTPAC & Vietnam

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

NE

100

VF-21

Free Lancers

F-4B

200

VA-22

Fighting Redcocks

A-4C

300

VA-23

Black Knights

A-4E

400

VF-111

Sundowners

F-8D

500

VA-25

Fist of the Fleet

A-1H

600

VAH-8

Fireballers

A-3B

RR

700

VAW-11 Det A *

Early Eleven

E-1B

VR

 

VAW-13 Det A *

Zappers

EA-1F

NE

900

VFP-63 Det A

Eyes of the Fleet

RF-8A

SS

 

VAP-61 Det *

Blackbirds

RA-3B

PR

 

VQ-1 Det *

World Watchers

EA-3B

UP

 

HU-1 Det A

Fleet Angels

UH-2A

 

 

 

Decommissioned

15 FEB 66

 

 

 

SCB-101

15 FEB 66 ~ 31 JAN 70

San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard, California

 

 

 

Recommissioned

31 JAN 70

 

 

 

CVW-16

MAR 70 ~ APR 71

Builders Trials, Refresher Training,

Post Shakedown yard period,

Interim Refresher Training, Carrier Qualifications,

and Operational Readiness Inspection

Tail Code

Modex

Squadrons

Aircraft

AH

100

VF-161

Chargers

F-4B

200

VF-151

Vigilantes

F-4B

300

VA-93

Blue Blazers

A-7B

400

VA-56

Champions

A-7B

500

VA-115

Arabs

A-6A

PP

600

VFP-63 Det 3

Eyes of the Fleet

RF-8G

AH

010

VAW-115

Liberty Bells

E-2B

 

004-006

HC-1 Det 2

Fleet Angels

SH-3G