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VQ-1 "World Watchers"
U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE


VQ-1 Established01 Jun 1955 Ė Homeported Iwakuni, Japan
It was the first squadron dedicated to electronic warfare.
In January 1960, VQ-1 moved to Atsugi, Japan
and redesignated Fleet Reconnaissance Squadron One.
In 1971, VQ-1 moved itís home port to NAS Agana, Guam
and absorbed Heavy Photographic Squadron Sixty One (VAP-61).
With the close of NAS Agana in 1994, The VQ-1 home port
was changed to itís current home port NAS Whidbey Island

VQ-1
Planes
P4M-1Q Mercator
A3D-1Q Skywarrior (added June 1955)
WV-2Q Super Constellations (replaced P4M-1Q1960)
redesignated EC-121M Super Constellation October 1962
EC-121M aircraft were operated and maintained into 1974.
A3D-2Q replaced the A3D-1Q then redesignated EA-3B
EP-3E ARIES (first received 1969 beginning replacement
of the of the Super Constellations. Completed in 1974)
(The last EA-3B Skywarrior retired in the late 1980ís)

************* ENLISTED *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments
Donald L. Barnes ADAN
1981

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Alan M. Silva AN
1980
AN
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AIMD 1988 - 1991


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CVG-7 CVW-7
CVW-7 Squadrons on board for cruises 1959 - 1977
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VF-11
VF-13
VF-33
VF-41
VF-62
VF-84
VF-102
VFP-62
VFP-63
VMF(AW)-115
VA-12
VA-34
VA-64
VA-65
VA-66
VA-72
VA-75
VA-76
VA-86
VA-106
VA-128
VMA-224
VMA-324
VMA-324
VAH-1
RVAH-1
VAH-1
RVAH-7
RVAH-9
VAH-10
VAH-11
RVAH-11
RVAH-12
RVAH-13
RVAH-14
VAP-61
VAQ-33
VAQ-129
VAQ-132
VAQ-136
VAW-12
VAW-13
VAW-33
VAW-117
VAW-122
VAW-124
VS-31
VSF-1
HU-2
HC-2
HS-2
HS-5
HS-6
VQ-1
VQ-2



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CVW-6 Squadrons on board for cruises 1979 - 1985
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VF-32
VF-32
VF-33
VF-102
VFP-63
VA-15
VA-87
VA-176
VAQ-130
VAQ-131
VAQ-132
VAW-122
VAW-124
VS-28
HS-15
VQ-1
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