Last update on Apr.4, 2018

Strike Fighter Squadron ONE HUNDRED THREE (VFA-103)
Lineage
  01May1952  established  VF-103
  01Feb2005  redesignated VFA-103

Nickname
  01May1952 -      1953  unknown
       1953 -      1957  Flying Cougars
       1957 - 01Oct1995  Sluggers
  01Oct1995 - present    Jolly Rogers

Deployments
  VF-103   25Nov1952 - 25Dec1952  FG-1D      CVA-39  CVG-10  P-3xx   Shakedown(Cuban and Haitian)
  VF-103     Aug1953 -   Nov1953  F9F-6      CVA-15  CVG-10  P-3xx   Shakedown(Guantanamo Bay)
  VF-103   07Jul1954 - 20Dec1954  F9F-6      CVA-43  CVG-10  P-3xx   Med
  VF-103   23Jul1956 -   Aug1956  F9F-8B     CVA-43  CVG-10  P-2xx   WestLant
  VF-103   13Aug1956 - 11Feb1957  F9F-8B     CVA-43  CVG-10  P-2xx   Med
  VF-103   11Jul1958 - 17Aug1958  F8U-1      CVA-59  CVG-10  AK-2xx  Med "Lebanon Crisis"
  VF-103   02Sep1958 - 12Mar1959  F8U-1      CVA-59  CVG-10  AK-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Aug1959 -   Aug1959  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103     Sep1959 -   Oct1959  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103   28Jan1960 - 31Aug1960  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Med
  VF-103   09Feb1961 - 25Aug1961  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Med
  VF-103   18Jan1962 - 28Feb1962  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Caribbean
  VF-103     Apr1962 -   Apr1962  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Caribbean
  VF-103     Jun1962 - 12Jul1962  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Virginia Capes
  VF-103   03Aug1962 - 02Mar1963  F8U-2      CVA-59  CVG-8   AJ-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Feb1964 -   Mar1964  F-8C       CVA-59  CVW-8   AJ-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103     Apr1964 -   May1964  F-8C       CVA-59  CVW-8   AJ-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103   10Jul1964 - 13Mar1965  F-8E       CVA-59  CVW-8   AJ-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Jul1965 -   Jul1965  F-8E/F-4B  CVA-59  CVW-8   AJ-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103     Jan1966 -   Feb1966  F-4B       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103   11Mar1966 - 26Oct1966  F-4B       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Apr1967 -   Apr1967  F-4B       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103   02May1967 - 06Dec1967  F-4B       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Mar1969 -   Apr1969  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103     May1969 -   Jun1969  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  WestLant
  VF-103   09Jul1969 - 22Jan1970  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   11Jun1970 - 11Nov1970  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   07Jun1971 - 31Oct1971  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   11Apr1972 - 13Feb1973  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Vietnam War
  VF-103   27Sep1974 - 19Mar1975  F-4J       CVA-60  CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   06Jan1976 - 28Jul1976  F-4J       CV-60   CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   11Jul1977 - 23Dec1977  F-4J       CV-60   CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   03Oct1978 - 05Apr1979  F-4J       CV-60   CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   10Mar1980 - 27Aug1980  F-4J       CV-60   CVW-3   AC-2xx  Med
  VF-103   07Jun1982 - 16Nov1982  F-4S       CV-59   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med, Indian Ocean
  VF-103   02Apr1984 - 20Oct1984  F-14A      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med
  VF-103   26Aug1985 - 16Apr1986  F-14A      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med, Libya
  VF-103   05Jun1987 - 16Nov1987  F-14A      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med
  VF-103   07Aug1990 - 28Mar1991  F-14B      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med, Red Sea
  VF-103   06May1992 - 06Nov1992  F-14B      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med
  VF-103   12Jan1994 - 24Jun1994  F-14B      CV-60   CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med
  VF-103     Feb1996 -   Mar1996  F-14B      CVN-65  CVW-17  AA-2xx  NorLant
  VF-103   28Jun1996 - 20Dec1996  F-14B      CVN-65  CVW-17  AA-2xx  Med
  VF-103   10Jun1998 - 10Dec1998  F-14B      CVN-69  CVW-17  AA-1xx  Med
  VF-103   21Jun2000 - 19Dec2000  F-14B      CVN-73  CVW-17  AA-1xx  Med, Persian Gulf
  VF-103   20Jun2002 - 20Dec2002  F-14B      CVN-73  CVW-17  AA-1xx  Med, North Arabian Sea
  VF-103   07Jun2004 - 13Dec2004  F-14B      CV-67   CVW-17  AA-1xx  Med, Persian Gulf
  VFA-103  03Oct2006 - 23May2007  FA-18F     CVN-69  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, Persian Gulf
  VFA-103  07Apr2008 - 27May2008  FA-18F     CVN-73  CVW-17  AG-2xx  Norfolk to San Diego
  VFA-103  21Feb2009 - 30Jul2009  FA-18F     CVN-69  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, North Arabian Sea
  VFA-103  02Jan2010 - 28Jul2010  FA-18F     CVN-69  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, North Arabian Sea
  VFA-103  20Jun2012 - 19Dec2012  FA-18F     CVN-69  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, North Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf
  VFA-103  21Feb2013 - 03Jul2013  FA-18F     CVN-69  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, North Arabian Sea
  VFA-103  16Nov2015 - 13Jul2016  FA-18F     CVN-75  CVW-7   AG-2xx  Med, 5th Fleet AOO