Last update on Mar.14, 2018

Reconnaissance Heavy Attack Squadron FIVE (RVAH-5)
Lineage
  09Sep1948  established VC-5 (Composite Squadron)
  01Nov1955  redesignated VAH-5 (Heavy Attack Squadron)
  01May1964  redesignated RVAH-5
  30Sep1977  disestablished

Nickname
  09Sep1948 - 30Sep1977  Savage Sons

VC-5 Deployments
  DET.5   01Dec1952 - 19May1953  AJ-2  CVA-41  CVG-6    NB-xx   Med
  DET.31  07Jul1954 - 20Dec1954  AJ-1  CVA-43  CVG-10   NB-xx   Med
  DET.34  28Sep1954 - 22Apr1955  AJ-1  CVA-39  CVG-8    NB-xx   Med
  DET.36  30Nov1954 - 18Jun1955  AJ-1  CVA-15  ATG-181  NB-xx   Med
  DET.30  25Apr1955 -   May1955  AJ-2  CVA-20  ATG-201  NB-xx   WestLant
  DET.30    Aug1955 -   Aug1955  AJ-2  CVA-20  ATG-201  NB-xx   WestLant
  DET.30  08Sep1955 - 20Oct1955  AJ-2  CVA-20  ATG-201  NB-xx   Mayport to San Diego via Cape Horn

VAH-5 Deployments
  DET.30  01Nov1955 - 16Apr1956  AJ-2   CVA-20  ATG-201  NB-xx   WestPac
  DET.33  12Mar1956 - 05Sep1956  AJ-2   CVA-11  CVG-8    NB-xx   Med
          11Jul1958 - 17Aug1958  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-10   AK-5xx  Med "Lebanon Crisis"
          02Sep1958 - 12Mar1959  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-10   AK-5xx  Med
            Aug1959 -   Aug1959  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  WestLant
            Sep1959 -   Oct1959  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  WestLant
          28Jan1960 - 31Aug1960  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Med
          09Feb1961 - 25Aug1961  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Med
          18Jan1962 - 28Feb1962  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Caribbean
            Apr1962 -   Apr1962  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Caribbean
            Jun1962 - 12Jul1962  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Virginia Capes
          03Aug1962 - 02Mar1963  A3D-2  CVA-59  CVG-8    AJ-6xx  Med

RVAH-5 Deployments
  05Aug1964 - 06May1965  RA-5C  CVA-61   CVW-9   NG-10x  Vietnam War
  30Nov1965 - 10Jul1966  RA-5C  CVA-66   CVW-6   AE-40x  Med
  29Aug1966 - 19Sep1966  RA-5C  CVA-66   CVW-6   AE-40x  Guantanamo Bay
  28Nov1966 - 15Dec1966  RA-5C  CVA-66   CVW-6   AE-40x  WestLant "LANTFLEX 66"
  10Jan1967 - 20Sep1967  RA-5C  CVA-66   CVW-6   AE-40x  Med
  29May1968 - 31Jan1969  RA-5C  CVA-64   CVW-14  NK-12x  Vietnam War
  14Oct1969 - 01Jun1970  RA-5C  CVA-61   CVW-2   NE-60x  Vietnam War
  11Jun1971 - 12Feb1972  RA-5C  CVAN-65  CVW-14  NK-60x  Vietnam War
  16Nov1972 - 22Jun1973  RA-5C  CVA-61   CVW-2   NE-60x  Vietnam War
  21Jun1974 - 23Dec1974  RA-5C  CVA-64   CVW-9   NG-60x  WestPac, Vietnam War, Arabian Gulf
  30Jan1976 - 07Sep1976  RA-5C  CV-61    CVW-2   NE-60x  WestPac, Indian Ocean