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Deployments of USS ENTERPRISE:

Note:
During deployments a VRC (Fleet Tactical Support Squadron) detachment provides carrier-on-board delivery and is embarked aboard the carrier but is no real part of the Air Wing. Currently, these planes are from VRC-30 (west coast) or VRC-40 (east coast). These detachments are not listed below.

* not embarked for the entire deployment

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
August 3, 1962October 11, 1962
  

6VF-102 (F4H-1)
VF-33 (F8U-2NE)
VA-66 (A4D-2N)
VA-65 (AD-6)
VA-64 (A4D-2N)
VA-76 (A4D-2N)
VAH-7 (A3J-1)
VAW-12 Det. 65 (WF-2)
VFP-62 Det. 65 (F8U-1P)
HU-2 Det. 65 (HUP-2)
AEMediterranean NATO Exercise Riptide IIICannes, France
Naples, Italy
October 19, 1962December 6, 1962
  

6VF-102 (F4H-1)
VF-33 (F8U-2NE)
VA-66 (A4D-2N)
VA-65 (AD-6)
VA-64 (A4D-2N)
VA-76 (A4D-2N)
VAH-7 (A3J-1)
VAW-12 Det. 65 (WF-2)
VFP-62 Det. 65 (F8U-1P)
HU-2 Det. 65 (HUP-2)
AECaribbean   
February 6, 1963September 4, 1963
  

6VF-102 (F-4B)
VF-33 (F-8E)
VA-66 (A-4C)
VA-65 (A-1H)
VA-64 (A-4C)
VA-76 (A-4C)
VAH-7 (A-5A)
VAW-12 Det. 65 (E-1B)
VFP-62 Det. 65 (RF-8A)
HU-2 Det. 65 (UH-2B)
AEMediterraneanUSS John King (DDG 3)
USS The Sullivans (DD 537)
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25)
Exercise Fair Game
Exercise Chick's Carge
Cannes, France
Athens, Greece
Palermo, Italy
Naples, Italy
Corfu, Greece
Taranto, Italy
Rhodes, Greece
Beirut, Lebanon
Genoa, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
February 8, 1964October 3, 1964
  

6VF-102 (F-4B)
VF-33 (F-8E)
VA-66 (A-4C)
VA-65 (A-1H)
VA-64 (A-4C)
VA-76 (A-4C)
VAH-7 (A-5A)
VAW-12 Det. 65 (E-1B)
VFP-62 Det. 65 (RF-8A)
HU-2 Det. 65 (UH-2A)
AEMediterranean
Around-the-world cruise
USS Long Beach (CGN 9)
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25)
Operation Sea OrbitSouda Bay, Greece
Istanbul, Turkey
Cannes, France
Naples, Italy
Genova, Italy
Les Salin, France
Palermo, Italy
Taranto, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
Palma, Spain
Karachi, Pakistan
Sydney, Australia
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 26, 1965June 21, 1966
  

9VF-92 (F-4B)
VF-96 (F-4B)
VA-36 (A-4C)
VA-76 (A-4C)
VA-93 (A-4C)
VA-94 (A-4C)
VAH-4 Det M (A-3B)
RVAH-7 (RA-5C)
VAW-11 Det M (E-1B)
HC-1 Det M (UH-2A/B)
VQ-1 Det (EA-3B)*
VAP-61 Det (RA-3B)*
NGSouthern Atlantic
Indian Ocean
Western Pacific
Vietnam
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25)
USS Fred T. Berry (DD 858)
USS Sacramento (AOE 1)
 Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
November 19, 1966July 6, 1967
  

9VF-92 (F-4B)
VF-96 (F-4B)
VA-56 (A-4C)
VA-113 (A-4C)
VA-35 (A-6A)
VAH-2 Det M (A-3B) RVAH-7 (RA-5C)
VAW-11 Det M (E-2A)
HC-1 Det M (UH-2A)
VQ-1 Det (EA-3B)*
VAP-61 Det (RA-3B)*
NGWestern Pacific
Vietnam
  Subic Bay, Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
January 3, 1968July 18, 1968
  

9VF-92 (F-4B)
VF-96 (F-4B)
VA-35 (A-6A/B)
VA-56 (A-4E)
VA-113 (A-4F)
RVAH-l (RA-5C)
VAW-112 (E-2A)
VAH-2 Det 65 (KA-3B)
HC-1 Det 65 (UH-2C)
VAW-13 Det 65 (EKA-3B)
HC-7 Det 111 (SH-3A)*
NGWestern Pacific
Vietnam
  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Sasebo, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
January 6, 1969July 2, 1969
  

9VF-92 (F-4J)
VF-96 (F-4J)
VA-145 (A-6A/B)
VA-146 (A-7B)
VA-215 (A-7B)
VAQ-132 (EKA-3B/KA-3B)
VAW-112 (E-2A)
RVAH-6 (RA-5C)
HC-1 Det 65 (UH-2C)
NGWestern Pacific
Vietnam
USS Waddell (DDG 24)
USS Benjamin Stoddert (DDG 22)
USS Rogers (DD 876)
 Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Singapore
June 11, 1971February 12, 1972
  

14VF-143 (F-4J)
VF-142 (F-4J)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-196 (A-6A/B & KA-6D)
RVAH-5 (RA-5C)
VAW-113 (E-2B)
VAQ-130 Det 4 (EKA-3B)
HC-l Det 4 (SH-3G)
NKWestern Pacific
Vietnam
Indian Ocean
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Singapore
September 12, 1972June 12, 1973
  

14VF-143 (F-4J)
VF-142 (F-4J)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-196 (A-6E/B & KA-6D)
VAW-113 (E-2B)
VAQ-131 (EA-6B)
RVAH-13 (RA-5C)
HS-2 Det 1 (SH-3G)
NKWestern Pacific
Vietnam
  Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
Singapore
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
September 17, 1974May 20, 1975
  

14VF-1 (F-14A)
VF-2 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-196 (A-6A and KA-6D)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
HS-2 (SH-3D)
VAW-113 (E-2B)
RVAH-12 (RA-5C)
VQ-1 Det 65 (EA-3B)*
NKWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
 Operation Frequent WindPearl Harbor, Hi.
Cubi Point, Philippines
Hong Kong
Subic Bay, Philippines
Mombasa, Kenya
Port Louis, Mauritius
Singapore
July 30, 1976March 28, 1977
  

14VF-1 (F-14A)
VF-2 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-196 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
HS-2 (SH-3D)
VAW-113 (E-2B)
RVAH-1 (RA-5C)
VQ-1 Det 65 (EA-3B)
VS-29 (S-3A)
NKWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Long Beach (CGN 9)
USS Truxtun (CGN 35)
Exercise Merlion IIIPearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
Karachi, Pakistan
Mombasa, Kenya
April 4, 1978October 30, 1978
  

14VF-1 (F-14A)
VF-2 (F-14A)
VA-27 (A-7E)
VA-97 (A-7E)
VA-196 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAQ-134 (EA-6B)
HS-2 (SH-3D)
VAW-113 (E-2B)
RVAH-1 (RA-5C)
VS-38 (S-3A and US-3A)
NKWestern Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Long Beach (CGN 9)
USS Truxtun (CGN 35)
RIMPAC 78Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
Perth, Australia
Singapore
September 1, 1982April 28, 1983
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VS-37 (S-3A)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHNorthern and Western PacificUSS Bainbridge (CGN 25)
USS Hull (DD 945)
USS George Philip (FFG 12)
Operation Team Spirit
Fleetex 83-1
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Perth, Australia
Singapore
Mombasa, Kenya
Sasebo, Japan
May 30, 1984December 20, 1984
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
VQ-1 Det. (EA-6B)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHNorthern and Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Arkansas (CGN 41)Fleetex 85Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Hong Kong
Subic Bay, Philippines
January 15, 1986August 12, 1986
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-133 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHAround-the-world cruiseUSS Truxtun (CGN 35)
USS Arkansas (CGN 41)
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Singapore
Karachi, Pakistan
Naples, Italy
Toulon, France
Perth, Australia
October 25, 1987November 24, 1987
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-13 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHNorthern PacificUSS Truxtun (CGN 35)  
January 5, 1988July 2, 1988
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-13 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHNorthern and Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
USS Truxtun (CGN 35)Operation Praying MantisSubic Bay, Philippines
Mombasa, Kenya
Hong Kong
Pusan, South Korea
Seattle, Wash.
September 17, 1989March 16, 1990
  

11VF-114 (F-14A)
VF-213 (F-14A)
VA-22 (A-7E)
VA-94 (A-7E)
VA-95 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAW-117 (E-2C)
VAQ-13 (EA-6B)
VS-21 (S-3A)
HS-6 (SH-3H)
NHAround-the-world cruise
(Alameda, Ca. to Norfolk, Va.)
 Operation Classic ResolveHong Kong
Subic Bay, Philippines
Phattaya Beach, Thailand
Singapore
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
June 28, 1996December 20, 1996
  

17VF-103 (F-14B)
VFA-81 (F/A-18C)
VFA-83 (F/A-18C)
VA-75 (A-6E and KA-6D)
VAQ-132 (EA-6B)
VAW-125 (E-2C)
VS-30 (S-3B)
VQ-6 Det (ES-3A)
HS-15 (HH/SH-60H/F)
AAMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
Red Sea
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58)
USS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Mitscher (DDG 52)
USS Hayler (DD 997)
USS Klakring (FFG 42)
USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49)
USS Supply (AOE 6)
USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720)
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Desert Strike
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Cannes, France
Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
Haifa, Israel
Rhodes, Greece
Bahrain
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Naples, Italy
November 6, 1998May 6, 1999
  

3VF-32 (F-14B)
VFA-37 (F/A-18C)
VFA-105 (F/A-18C)
VMFA-312 (F/A-18C)
VAW-126 (E-2C)
VAQ-139 (EA-6B)
VS-22 (S-3B)
VQ-6 Det.A (ES-3A)
HS-7 (SH/HH-60F/H)
ACMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58)
USS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Stout (DDG 55)
USS Nicholson (DD 982)
USS Hayler (DD 997)
USS Carr (FFG 52)
USS Miami (SSN 755)
USS Detroit (AOE 4)
Operation Desert Fox
Operation Southern Watch
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Antalya, Turkey
Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
Trieste, Italy
Livorno, Italy
Cannes, France
April 25, 2001November 10, 2001
  

8VF-14 (F-14A)
VF-41 (F-14A)
VFA-15 (F/A-18C)
VFA-87 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-141 (EA-6B)
VAW-124 (E-2C)
VS-22 (S-3B)
HS-3 (HH/SH-60H/F)
AJMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
Afghanistan
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58)
USS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Stout (DDG 55)
USS Gonzalez (DDG 66)
USS McFaul (DDG 74)
USS Nicholson (DD 982)
USS Thorn (DD 988)
USS Nicholas (FFG 47)
USS Jacksonville (SSN 699)
USS Providence (SSN 719)
USS Arctic (AOE 8)
Operation Southern Watch
Operation Enduring Freedom
Palma, Spain
Cannes, France
Portsmouth, GB
Lisbon, Portugal
Rhodes, Greece
October 2, 2003February 29, 2004
  

1VF-211 (F-14A)
VMFA-312 (F/A-18C)
VFA-82 (F/A-18C)
VFA-86 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VAW-123 (E-2C)
VS-32 (S-3B)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Arabian Gulf
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58)
USS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Detroit (AOE 4)
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Iron Hammer
Operation Ivy Cyclone
Exercise Sea Saber
Manama, Bahrain
Jebel Ali, UAE
Naples, Italy
Cartagena, Spain
Mayport, Fla.
May 2, 2006November 18, 2006
  

1VFA-211 (F/A-18F)
VMFA-251 (F/A-18C)
VFA-136 (F/A-18C)
VFA-86 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VAW-123 (E-2C 2000)
VS-32 (S-3B)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Arabian Gulf, Western Pacific
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55)
USS McFaul (DDG 74)
USS Nicholas (FFG 47)
USS Alexandria (SSN 757)
USNS Supply (T-AOE 6)
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Split, Croatia
Souda Bay, Greece
Pusan, South Korea
Hong Kong
Singapore
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jebel Ali, UAE
Lisbon, Portugal
July 7, 2007December 19, 2007
  

1VFA-211 (F/A-18F)
VMFA-251 (F/A-18C)
VFA-136 (F/A-18C)
VFA-86 (F/A-18C)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VAW-123 (E-2C 2000)
VS-32 (S-3B)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Persian Gulf
USS Gettysburg (CG 64)
USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51)
USS Stout (DDG 55)
USS James E. Williams (DDG 95)
USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98)
USS Philadelphia (SSN 690)
USNS Supply (T-AOE 6)
Operation Iraqi FreedomCannes, France
Jebel Ali, UAE
Mayport, Fla.
January 13, 2011July 15, 2011
  

1VFA-11 (F/A-18F)
VMFA-251 (F/A-18C)
VFA-211 (F/A-18F)
VFA-136 (F/A-18E)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VAW-123 (E-2C 2000NP)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Arabian Sea
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55)
USS Barry (DDG 52)
USS Bulkeley (DDG 84)
USS Mason (DDG 87)
USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8)
Operation Enduring FreedomLisbon, Portugal
Marmaris, Turkey
Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Mayport, Fla.
March 11, 2012November 4, 2012
  

1VFA-11 (F/A-18F)
VMFA-251 (F/A-18C)
VFA-211 (F/A-18F)
VFA-136 (F/A-18E)
VAQ-137 (EA-6B)
VAW-123 (E-2C 2000NP)
HS-11 (HH/SH-60H/F)
ABMediterranean
Arabian Sea
USS Vicksburg (CG 69)
USS Porter (DDG 78)
USS Nitze (DDG 94)
USS James E. Williams (DDG 95)
Operation Enduring FreedomPiraeus, Greece
Jebel Ali, UAE
Manama, Bahrain
Naples, Italy
Mayport, Fla.




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