Circa 1958 - 1959
A BIT OF HISTORY: "...VAH-15 History..." WebSite: Military History www.history.navy.mil [08FEB2011]
Established Heavy Attack Squadron FIFTEEN (VAH-15) on 15 January 1958.
Disestablished on 15 February 1959.
The first squadron to be assigned the VAH-15 designation.
Squadron Insignia and Nickname: There is no record of the squadron receiving CNO approval for its insignia.
Colors for the insignia are unknown.
Chronology of Significant Events
Jan 1958: VAH-15 was established with the designation heavy attack but its primary mission was to provide aerial refueling to the Naval Air Force, Atlantic Fleet.
Home Port Assignments - Location Assignment Date:
NAS Norfolk, Virginia 15 Jan 1958
Commanding Officers - Date Assumed Command
LCDR Alfred G. Trube, Jr. (acting) Jan 1958
CDR Trazewell T. Shepard, Jr. 13 Jun 1958
Type of Aircraft Date Type First Received: AJ-2 Apr 1958 / TV-2 Jul 1958
Air Wing Assignments
Air Wing Tail Code Assignment Date: NALCOLANTUNIT GP 1958
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