carrier air group


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carrier air group

Two or more aircraft squadrons formed under one commander for administrative and tactical control of operations from a carrier.
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Thomas Cleaver has done a splendid job of bringing into focus the remarkable exploits of the pilots and aircrew of Carrier Air Group 15.
For the Atlantic Fleet, the mission of Carrier Air Group 4 was defined as the indoctrination, familiarization, and basic training of Naval Aviators and key maintenance personnel, as well as the establishment of fleet introduction programs for new models of carrier combat aircraft.
Carrier Air Group 11 was established in October 1942 and made its first deployment as a shore-based group at Guadalcanal in 1943.
Equipped with S2F-1/1S (S-2A/B) Tracker antisubmarine warfare (ASW) aircraft, VS-29 joined Antisubmarine Carrier Air Group (CVSG) 53 assigned to Kearsarge (CVS 33).
The aircraft flew combat missions over North Korea with Fighter Squadron 51 from 8 February to 15 March 1953 as part of Carrier Air Group 5 aboard Valley Forge (CVA 45).
The need for such a capability was identified by an F-14 Tomcat aviator from Carrier Air Group 7, who was on a one-month assignment with the intelligence center at the Army Air Base in Bagram.
Of the 153 officers in Carrier Air Group 101, 133 were reservists, while 73 percent of the enlisted personnel were reserves.
Nonetheless, the grueling pace of mounting continual close support missions demanded nothing less than total dedication, and nowhere was this commitment more in evidence than with Carrier Air Group (CVG) 19, which had racked up an impressive fighting record in WW II.
Carrier Air Group Commanders: The Men and Their Machines.
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