Lest We Forget

Burgess, Rick
May 2003
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2003, Vol. 129 Issue 5, p190
Conference Proceeding
Strike Fighter Squadron 127 (VFA-127) originally was established as Attack Squadron 127 (VA-127) on 15 June 1962, are equipped with F9F-8T (TF-9J) Cougar jets, the VA-127 Royal Blues provided all-weather jet instrument and jet transition training to Pacific Fleet naval aviators. VA-127 was redesignated VFA-127 on 1 March 1987, and that September phased out its last TA-4Fs. VFA-127 was disestablished on 31 March 1996 as the Navy's last active-duty adversary squadron.


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