Last update on Oct.29, 2014

Strike Fighter Squadron FOURTEEN (VFA-14)
Lineage
    Sep1919  established  Pacific Fleet Air Detachment
  15JUn1920  redesignated VT-5 (Torped & Bombing Squadron)
  07Sep1921  redesignated VP-4-1 (Patrol Squadron)
  23Sep1921  redesignated VF-4 (Fighting Squadron)
  01Jul1922  redesignated VF-1 (Fighting Squadron)
  01Jul1927  redesignated VF-1B (Fighting Squadron)
  01Jul1934  redesignated VB-2B (Bombing Squadron)
  01Jul1937  redesignated VB-3 (Bombing Squadron)
  01Jul1939  redesignated VB-4 (Bombing Squadron)
  15Mar1941  redesignated VS-41 (Scouting Squadron)
  01Mar1943  redesignated VB-41 (Bombing Squadron)
  04Aug1943  redesignated VB-4 (Bombing Squadron)
  15Nov1946  redesignated VA-1A (Attack Squadron)
  02Aug1948  redesignated VA-14 (Attack Squadron)
  15Dec1949  redesignated VF-14 (Fighter Squadron)
  01Dec2001  redesignated VFA-14

Nickname
  Sep1919  - 1927     unknown
  1927     - 1942     High Hatters
  1942     - present  Tophatters

Deployments
  VB-4    15Feb1946 - 15Apr1946  SB2C-5  CV-40   CVG-4   T-1/1x   Shakedown(Caribbean)
  VB-4    28Jun1946 - 15Jul1946  SB2C-5  CV-40   CVG-4   T-1/1x   Norfolk to San Diego
  VB-4    01Aug1946 - 29Apr1947  SB2C-5  CV-40   CVG-4   T-3xx    WestPac
  VA-1A     Sep1947 -   Sep1947  SB2C-5  CV-40   CVAG-1  T-3xx    EastPac
  VA-14   28Sep1948 - 21Feb1949  F4U-4   CV-40   CVG-1   T-4xx    World Cruise
  VA-14     Sep1949 -   Oct1949  F4U-4   CV-47   CVG-1   T-4xx    Caribbean
  VA-14     Dec1949 -   Dec1949  F4U-4   CV-47   CVG-1   T-4xx    NorLant
  VF-14     Nov1951 -   Dec1951  F4U-4   CV-18   CVG-1   T-4xx    Shakedown(WestLant)
  VF-14   24May1952 - 13Oct1952  F4U-4   CV-18   CVG-1   T-4xx    NorLant, Med
  VF-14     Sep1954 -   Nov1954  F3D-2   CVA-11  ATG-201 4xx      WestLant
  VF-14   15Jan1957 - 22Jul1957  F3H-2N  CVA-59  CVG-1   T-1xx    Med
  VF-14   16Aug1957 - 22Oct1957  F3H-2N  CVA-59  CVG-1   AB-1xx   NorLant
  VF-14     Oct1958 -   Nov1958  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   WestLant
  VF-14   13Feb1959 - 01Sep1959  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   28Jan1960 - 24Aug1960  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   15Feb1961 - 28Aug1961  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   18Nov1961 - 30Nov1961  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Caribbean
  VF-14   20Jul1962 - 04Aug1962  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Guantanamo
  VF-14   14Sep1962 - 22Apr1963  F3H-2   CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   22Nov1963 - 21Dec1963  F-4B    CVA-42  CVG-1   AB-1xx   WestLant
  VF-14   28Apr1964 - 23Dec1964  F-4B    CVA-42  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   28Jun1965 - 17Dec1965  F-4B    CVA-42  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   24Jan1966 - 18Feb1966  F-4B    CVA-42  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Caribbean
  VF-14   21Jun1966 - 21Feb1967  F-4B    CVA-42  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Vietnam War
  VF-14   24Aug1967 - 19May1968  F-4B    CVA-42  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   02Nov1968 - 16Dec1968  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Guantanamo
  VF-14   17Feb1969 - 18Mar1969  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   WestLant
  VF-14   05Apr1969 - 21Dec1969  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   14Sep1970 - 01Mar1971  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   18Nov1971 - 10May1972  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14     Sep1972 - 06Oct1972  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   NorLant
  VF-14   16Apr1973 - 01Dec1973  F-4B    CVA-67  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   07Apr1975 - 12May1975  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   WestLant
  VF-14   28Jun1975 - 27Jan1976  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14     Jun1976 -   Jul1976  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   WestLant
  VF-14   02Sep1976 - 09Nov1976  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   NorLant
  VF-14   15Jan1977 - 01Aug1977  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   07Nov1977 - 13Dec1977  F-14A   CVN-69  CVW-1   AB-1xx   Shakedown (SoLant)
  VF-14   29Jun1978 - 08Feb1979  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   08Aug1980 - 28Mar1981  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-1   AB-1xx   Med
  VF-14   07Jun1982 - 21Dec1982  F-14A   CV-62   CVW-6   AE-1xx   Med
  VF-14   18Oct1983 - 11Apr1984  F-14A   CV-62   CVW-6   AE-1xx   Med, Grenada
  VF-14   16Oct1984 - 19Feb1985  F-14A   CV-62   CVW-6   AE-1xx   Med, Indian Ocean
  VF-14   18Aug1986 - 02Mar1987  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-3   AC-1xx   Med
  VF-14   02Aug1988 - 01Feb1989  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-3   AC-1xx   Med
  VF-14   15Aug1990 - 28Mar1991  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-3   AC-1xx   Desert Shield & Desert Storm
  VF-14   07Oct1992 - 07Apr1993  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-3   AC-1xx   Med
  VF-14     Mar1996 -  Mar?1996  F-14A   CVN-74  CVW-8   AJ-2xx   Shakedown(SoLant)
  VF-14   29Apr1997 - 28Oct1997  F-14A   CV-67   CVW-8   AJ-2xx   Med, Persian Gulf
  VF-14   26Mar1999 - 22Sep1999  F-14A   CVN-71  CVW-8   AJ-2xx   Med, Persian Gulf
  VF-14   25Apr2001 - 10Nov2001  F-14A   CVN-65  CVW-8   AJ-2xx   Med, Persian Gulf
  VFA-14  03Mar2003 - 05Nov2003  FA-18E  CVN-68  CVW-11  NH-2xx   WestPac, Persian Gulf
  VFA-14  27May2004 - 23Jul2004  FA-18E  CVN-76  CVW-11  NH-2xx   Norfolk to San Diego
  VFA-14  07May2005 - 08Nov2005  FA-18E  CVN-68  CVW-11  NH-2xx   WestPac, Persian Gulf
  VFA-14  02Apr2007 - 30Sep2007  FA-18E  CVN-68  CVW-11  NH-2xx   WestPac, Persian Gulf
  VFA-14  24Jan2008 - 03Jun2008  FA-18E  CVN-68  CVW-11  NH-2xx   WestPac
  VFA-14  31Jul2009 - 26Mar2010  FA-18E  CVN-68  CVW-11  NH-2xx   WestPac, North Arabian Sea
  VFA-14  25Jul2011 - 02Mar2012  FA-18E  CVN-74  CVW-9   NG-2xx   WestPac, North Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf
  VFA-14  27Aug2012 - 03May2013  FA-18E  CVN-74  CVW-9   NG-2xx   WestPac, North Arabian Sea