Last update on Jun.17, 2020

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron THREE THIRTY-THREE (VMFA-333)
Lineage
  01Aug1943  established  VMSB-333 (Marine Scout Bombing Squadron)
  14Oct1944  redesignated VMBF-333 (Marine Fighter Bomber Squadron)
  01Nov1945  deactivated
  01Aug1952  reactivated  VMA-333 (Marine Attack Squadron)
  28Jan1957  redesignated VMF-333 (Marine Fighter Squadron)
  01Feb1966  redesignated VMF(AW)-333 (Marine All-Weather Fighter Squadron)
  20Jun1968  redesignated VMFA-333 (Marine Fighter Attack Squadron)
  31Mar1992  deactivated

Nickname
  01Aug1943 - 31Mar1992  Shamrocks

Aircraft Carrier Deployments
  VMFA-333  06Jul1971 - 16Dec1971  F-4J  CVA-66  CVW-8  AJ-2xx      Med
  VMFA-333  05Jun1972 - 24Mar1973  F-4J  CVA-66  CVW-8  AJ-2xx      Vietnam War
  VMFA-333  16Jul1975 - 24Sep1975  F-4J  CVN-68  CVW-8  AJ-121/136  Guantanamo Bay, NorLant
  VMFA-333  07Jul1976 - 02Feb1977  F-4J  CVN-68  CVW-8  AJ-1xx      Med
Shore Based Deployments
  VMFA-333  Jul1980 - Jan1981  F-4S(J)  MAG-15/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Jan1982 - Jul1982  F-4S(J)  MAG-15/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Jul1983 - Jan1984  F-4S     MAG-15/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Jan1985 - Jul1985  F-4S     MAG-15/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Jul1986 - Jan1987  F-4S     MAG-15/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Jan1989 - Jul1989  FA-18A   MAG-12/MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  VMFA-333  Aug1990 - Mar1991  FA-18A   MAG-11/Shaikh Isa AB, Bahrain, Desert Shield/Desert Storm