USS KITTY HAWK
CV 63
  
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Date
Squadrons
Battle Group
Area of operations
Operations/
Exercises
Ports of call
August 11, 1961 -
November 1, 1961
VF-111
VA-112
VA-113
VA-115
VAH-13
VFP-63 Det.C
VAW-11 Det.C
HU-1 Det.C
 
Caribbean
Southern Atlantic
Eastern Pacific
transit to San Diego
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Valparaiso, Chile
Callao, Peru
September 13, 1962 -
April 2, 1963
VF-111
VA-112
VA-113
VF-114
VA-115
VAH-13
VFP-63 Det.C
VAW-11 Det.C
HU-1 Det.C
 
Western Pacific
Blue Sky
Picture Window III
Yokosuka, Japan
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
Kobe, Japan
Beppu, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
October 17, 1963 -
July 20, 1964
VA-112
VA-113
VA-115
VF-114
VF-111
VAH-13
VFP-63 Det C
VAW-11 Det C
HU-1 Unit C
VQ-1 Det
VAP-61 Det 
DDG 7
DD 951
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Big Dipper
Backpack
Sasebo, Japan
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Kobe, Japan
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
October 19, 1965 -
June 13, 1966
VA-85
VA-113
VA-115
VAH-4 Det C
VAW-11 Det C
VF-114
VF-213
RVAH-13
HC-1 Unit C
VQ-1 Det
VAP-61 Det 
 
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Rolling Thunder
Blue Tree
Steel Tiger
Tiger Hound
Pearl Harbor, HI.
Yokosuka, Japan (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (4)
Hong Kong
November 5, 1966 -
June 20, 1967
VF-213
VF-114
VA-112
VA-144
VA-85
RVAH-13
VAW-114
VAH-4 Det C
HC-1 Unit C
VQ-1 Det
VAP-61 Det 
 
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Rolling Thunder
Blue Tree
Iron Hand
Steel Tiger
Pearl Harbor, HI.
Yokosuka, Japan (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (6)
Hong Kong
November 18, 1967 -
June 28, 1968
VF-213
VF-114
VA-75
VA-112
VA-144
RVAH-11
VAW-114
VAH-4 Det 63
VAW-13 Det 63
HC-1 Det 63 
CG 18
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Rolling Thunder
Steel Tiger
Pearl Harbor, HI.
Yokosuka, Japan (3)
Subic Bay, Philippines (4)
Hong Kong
December 30, 1968 -
September 4, 1969
VF-114
VF-213
VA-37
VA-65
VA-105
RVAH-11
VAQ-131
VAW-11
HC-1 Det 63
HC-7 Det 110 
CGN 25
DDG 12
Western Pacific
Vietnam
 
Pearl Harbor, HI.
Subic Bay, Philippines (5)
Hong Kong (2)
Sasebo, Japan (3)
November 6, 1970 -
July 17, 1971
VF-114
VF-213
VA-192
VA-195
VA-52
RVAH-6
VAQ-133
VAW-114
HC-1 Det 2
HC-7 Det 110 
DDG 9
DD 951
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Blue Sky
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (6)
Hong Kong
Sasebo, Japan
February 17, 1972 -
November 28, 1972
VA-195
VA-192
VA-52
VF-114
VF-213
RVAH-7
VAW-114
VAQ-135 Det 1
HC-1 Det 1
HC-7 Det 110 
CG 18
Western Pacific
Vietnam
Freedom Porche
Freedom Train
Linebacker I
Subic Bay, Philippines (7)
Hong Kong
Sasebo, Japan
November 23, 1973 -
July 9, 1974
VF-114
VF-213
VA-192
VA-195
VA-52
VAQ-136
RVAH-7
VAW-114
VS-37
VS-38
HS-4
VQ-1 Det 63 
 
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Blue Sky
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (6)
Manila, Philippines
Mombasa, Kenya
Singapore
Hong Kong
May 21, 1975 -
December 15, 1975
VF-114
VF-213
VA-192
VA-195
VA-52
VAQ-136
RVAH-6
VAW-114
VS-37
VS-38
HS-4
VQ-1 Det 63 
 
Western Pacific
COMPTUEX 1D-75
READEX 1-76
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (5)
Hong Kong
Yokosuka, Japan
October 25, 1977 -
May 15, 1978
VF-114
VF-213
VA-192
VA-195
VA-52
VAW-122
RVAH-7
VAQ-131
VS-33
HS-8
VQ-1 Det. 
DDG 20
Western Pacific
TRANSITEX 2-78
ASWEX K1-78
Cope Thunder
READEX 1-78
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Yokosuka, Japan
Pusan, ROK
Subic Bay, Philippines (4)
Hong Kong
Pattaya, Thailand
Singapore
May 30, 1979 -
February 25, 1980
VF-51
VF-111
VA-22
VA-94
VA-52
VAW-114
VFP-63 Det.1
VAQ-135
VS-21
HS-8
VQ-1 Det. 
 
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Sea
TRANSITEX 8-79
Cope Thunder 79-8
Fortress Gale
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (4)
Pattaya, Thailand
Hong Kong
Pusan, ROK (2)
Yokosuka, Japan
April 1, 1981 -
November 23, 1981
VF-51
VF-111
VA-22
VA-94
VA-52
VAW-114
VAQ-135
VS-29
HS-4
VFP-63 Det.1 
 
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
North Arabian Sea
SHAREM 43
Fortress Warrior
GONZOEX
Weapons Week
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (3)
Singapore (2)
Fremantle, Australia
Hong Kong
January 13, 1984 -
August 1, 1984
VF-1
VF-2
VA-146
VA-147
VA-145
VAW-116
VAQ-130
VS-38
HS-2 
 
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
North Arabian Sea
TRANSITEX 84-8
Team Spirit 84-1
Beacon Flash
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Subic Bay, Philippines (3)
Pusan, ROK
Fremantle, Australia
July 24, 1985 -
December 21, 1985
VF-211
VF-24
VA-146
VA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-130
VS-33
HS-2 
 
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
North Arabian Sea
TRANSITEX 85-14
ASWEX 85-8
Beacon Flash 86-1
Valiant Usher
Subic Bay, Philippines (2)
Mombasa, Kenya
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Pearl Harbor, HI.
January 3, 1987 -
June 29, 1987
VF-211
VF-24
VA-146
VA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-130
VS-33
HS-2 
FFG 48
Around-the-world 
cruise
 
Subic Bay, Philippines
Karachi, Pakistan
Mombasa, Kenya
Augusta Bay, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Cannes, France
November 3, 1992 -
May 3, 1993
VF-51
VF-111
VA-52
VFA-27
VFA-97
VAQ-134
VAW-114
VS-37
HS-4 
CG 16
CG 32
CG 63
FFG 33
SSN 713
SSN 724
AOE 1
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Restore Hope
Southern Watch
Hong Kong (2)
Singapore (2)
Jebel Ali, U.A.E. (2)
Honolulu, HI.
June 24, 1994 -
December 22, 1994
VF-51
VF-111
VA-52
VFA-27
VFA-97
VAQ-134
VAW-114
VS-37
VQ-5 Det.C
HS-4 
CGN 36
CG 49
CG 63
FFG 37
SSN 716
SSN 759
AOR 7
AE 32
Western Pacific
RAIDEX '94
Keen Edge
ANNUALEX
Tandem Thrust '95
Sasebo, Japan
Yokosuka, Japan (3) 
Hong Kong (2)
Busan, Republic of Korea (2)
Pearl Harbor, HI. 
October 11, 1996 -
April 11, 1997
VF-213
VFA-97
VFA-22
VFA-94
VAW-117
VAQ-135
VS-29
VQ-5 Det.B
HS-6 
CG 63
CG 54
DD 985
FFG 30
SSN 716
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Southern Watch
Hong Kong
Singapore
Manama, Bahrain
Jebel Ali, U.A.E. (2)
Fremantle, Australia
Hobart, Australia
Pearl Harbor, HI
March 2, 1999 -
August 25, 1999
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 53
CG 62
DDG 54
DD 971
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Tandem Thrust
Southern Watch
Apra Harbor, Guam
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Pattaya, Thailand
Fremantle, Australia
Manama, Bahrain
April 11, 2000 -
June 5, 2000
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 62
DD 975
Western Pacific
Cobra Gold 2000
TSTA I/II
Apra Harbor, Guam
Singapore 
Pattaya, Thailand
Hong Kong
September 26, 2000 -
November 20, 2000
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 49
CG 62
CG 63
DDG 56
DD 985
FFG 51
Western Pacific
Foal Eagle
ANNUALEX 12G
Otaru, Japan
Busan, Republic of Korea
March 2, 2001 -
June 11, 2001
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
 
Western Pacific
TSTA III/FEP
Tandem Thrust
Singapore
Pattaya, Thailand
Apra Harbor, Guam (2)
Sydney, Australia
September 21, 2001 -
December 23, 2001
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 49
DDG 54
FFG 48
FFG 51
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Sea
Enduring Freedom
Phuket, Thailand
April 15, 2002 -
June 5, 2002
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
 
Western Pacific
 
Hong Kong
Singapore
Apra Harbor, Guam
October 25, 2002 -
December 13, 2002
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 49
CG 62
DDG 54
DDG 56
DD 985
FFG 51
SSN 698
T-AE 32
T-AO 202
T-AFS 5
Western Pacific
Keen Sword '03
ANNUALEX 14G
Hong Kong
January 20, 2003 -
May 6, 2003
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
CG 63
DDG 56
DD 985
DD 975
FFG 48
FFG 51
SSN 698
T-AO 202
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Enduring Freedom
Southern Watch
Iraqi Freedom
 
November 1, 2003 -
December 12, 2003
VF-154
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
VS-21
HS-14 
 
Western Pacific
ANNUALEX 15G
Apra Harbor, Guam
February 18, 2004 -
May 24, 2004
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 49
CG 62
CG 63
DDG 56
DD 975
DD 985
FFG 48
FFG 51
T-AO 202
Western Pacific
TSTA I/II
Foal Eagle '04
Hong Kong
Busan, Republic of Korea
Singapore
Fremantle, Australia
July 19, 2004 -
September 7, 2004
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 49
CG 62
CG 63
DDG 56
FFG 51
T-AO 202
Western Pacific
Summer Pulse 2004
TSTA III/FEP
JASEX 2004
Apra Harbor, Guam
February 10, 2005 -
March 28, 2005
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 49
CG 63
DDG 62
DDG 56
DD 985
FFG 48
FFG 51
T-AO 193
Western Pacific
Foal Eagle 2005
Hong Kong
Busan, Republic of Korea
May 23, 2005 -
August 20, 2005
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 62
CG 63
DDG 53
DDG 54
DDG 62
DDG 63
FFG 48
T-AO 199
Pacific Ocean
Talisman Sabre '05
Orange Crush
JASEX '05
Apra Harbor, Guam
       Sydney, Australia      
October 24, 2005 -
December 12, 2005
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 52
CG 62
CG 63
DDG 53
DDG 63
T-AO 193
Western Pacific
ANNUALEX 17G
Hong Kong
   June 8, 2006 -    
September 15, 2006
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 63
     DDG 54     
  DDG 56  
     DDG 59     
     DDG 62     
     DDG 82     
     FFG 48     
T-AO 199
Western Pacific
JASEX 2006 
Valiant Shield 2006
Otaru, Japan 
Singapore 
Fremantle, Australia 
Laem Chabang, Thailand
  October 17, 2006 -  
December 10, 2006
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
CG 62
CG 63
CG 67
DDG 54
DDG 56
DDG 62
DDG 63
DDG 82
DDG 89
DDG 97
FFG 51
T-AO 204
Western Pacific
ANNUALEX 18G
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong 
May 23, 2007 -
September 21, 2007
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
DDG 54
DDG 56
DDG 62
DDG 63
DDG 85
DDG 89
CG 63
Western Pacific
Talisman Sabre 2007
Valiant Shield 2007
Malabar 07-2
Apra Harbor, Guam
Sydney, Australia
Brisbane, Australia
Port Klang, Malaysia
October 21, 2007 -
November 27, 2007
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
DDG 62
DDG 82
DDG 85
DDG 89
CG 63
CG 67
Western Pacific
ANNUALEX 19G
Muroran, Japan
April 15, 2008 -
May 12, 2008
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
DDG 54
DDG 63
DDG 82
CG 67
Western Pacific
 
Hong Kong
May 28, 2008 -
September 2, 2008
VFA-102
VFA-27
VFA-192
VFA-195
VAQ-136
VAW-115
HS-14 
Pacific Ocean
Homeport Change
RIMPAC 2008
Apra Harbor, Guam
Pearl Harbor, HI.
San Diego, CA.