Last update on Nov.7, 2018

Reconnaissance Heavy Attack Squadron NINE (RVAH-9)
Lineage
  15Jan1953  established  VC-9 (Composite Squadron)
  01Nov1955  redesignated VAH-9 (Heavy Attack Squadron)
  03Jun1964  redesignated RVAH-9
  30Sep1977  disestablished

Nickname
  15Jan1953 - 01Nov1955  Hooters
  01Nov1955 - 30Sep1977  Hoot Owls

VC-9 Deployments
  DET.    03Feb1954 - 06Aug1954  AJ-2  CVA-15  CVG-14  FG-xx  Med

VAH-9 Deployments
  DET.39  04Nov1955 - 02Aug1956  AJ-1   CVA-14  CVG-3  FG-x    Med
  DET.43  03Sep1957 - 22Oct1957  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-7  GM-x    NorLant
            Jan1958 -   Jan1958  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-xx   WestLant
          01Feb1958 - 01Oct1958  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-xx   Med
            May1959 -   Jun1959  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  WestLant
          15Aug1959 - 26Feb1960  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  Med
            Jun1960 -   Jul1960  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  WestLant
          22Aug1960 - 25Feb1961  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  Med
            Jul1961 -   Aug1961  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  Caribbean
          28Nov1961 - 12May1962  A3D-2  CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  Med
          29Mar1963 - 25Oct1963  A-3B   CVA-60  CVG-3  AC-50x  Med

RVAH-9 Deployments
  28Nov1964 - 12Jul1965  RA-5C  CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-50x  Med
    Nov1965 -   Nov1965  RA-5C  CVA-61  CVW-14  AC-90x  EastPac
  10Dec1965 - 25Aug1966  RA-5C  CVA-61  CVW-14  AC-90x  Vietnam War
    Apr1967 -   Apr1967  RA-5C  CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-90x  WestLant
  02May1967 - 06Dec1967  RA-5C  CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-90x  Med
  26Oct1968 - 17May1969  RA-5C  CVA-61  CVW-2   NE-60x  Vietnam War
  11Jun1970 - 11Nov1970  RA-5C  CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-60x  Med
  07Jun1971 - 31Oct1971  RA-5C  CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-60x  Med
  22Sep1972 - 06Jul1973  RA-5C  CVA-59  CVW-17  AA-60x  Med
  19Jul1974 - 21Jan1975  RA-5C  CV-62   CVW-7   AG-60x  Med
  16Jul1975 - 24Sep1975  RA-5C  CVN-68  CVW-8   AG-60x  Guantanamo Bay, NorLant
  07Jul1976 - 07Feb1977  RA-5C  CVN-68  CVW-8   AJ-60x  Med