Carrier Air Wing 7 (CARAIRWING SEVEN)

CVW-7

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven patch crest insignia

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Arabian Sea - November 2006

 

STATUS:

established December 20, 1963 (redesignated from CVG-7)

Homebase: Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia

Aircraft Carrier: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

tailcode: AG

ACTIVE

 

Squadrons

VFA-83 Strike Fighter Squadron 83 “Rampagers”

VFA-103 Strike Fighter Squadron 103 “Jolly Rogers”

VFA-131 Strike Fighter Squadron 131 “Wildcats”

VFA-143 Strike Fighter Squadron 143 “Pukin Dogs”

VAW-121 Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 121 “Bluetails”

VAQ-140 Electronic Attack Squadron 140 “Patriots”

VRC-40 Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 “Rawhides”

HS-5 Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 5 “Nightdippers”

 

history

 

Deployments:

 

USS Independence (CVA 62) / June 1964 - July 1964 (West Atlantic)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / September 1964 - November 1964 (Atlantic / Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / May 1965 - December 1965 (Vietnam War)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / June 1966 - February 1967 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / April 1968 - January 1969 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / September 1969 - October 1969 (Atlantic)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / June 1970 - February 1971 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CVA 62) / September 1971 - March 1972 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CV 62) / June 1973 - January 1974 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CV 62) / July 1974 - January 1975 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CV 62) / October 1975 - May 1976 (Mediterranean)

USS Independence (CV 62) / March 1977 - October 1977 (Mediterranean)

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / January 1978 (Caribbean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / January 1979 - July 1979 (Mediterranean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / April 1980 - December 1980 (Mediterranean / Indian Ocean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / August 1981 - October 1981 (Atlantic)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / January 1982 - July 1982 (Mediterranean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / April 1983 - December 1983 (Mediterranean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / May 1984 - June 1984 (Caribbean / Atlantic)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / October 1984 - May 1985 (Mediterranean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / July 1985 - August 1985 (Caribbean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / February 1988 - August 1988 (Mediterranean)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / March 1990 - September 1990 (Mediterranean / Gulf)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / September 1991 - April 1992 (Mediterranean)

 

USS George Washington (CVN 73) / May 1994 - November 1994 (Mediterranean)

USS George Washington (CVN 73) / January 1996 - July 1996 (Mediterranean)

 

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) / February 1998 - August 1998 (Gulf & World Cruise)

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / February 2000 - August 2000 (Mediterranean / Gulf)

 

USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) / February 2002 - August 2002 (Mediterranean / Arabian Sea)

 

USS George Washington (CVN 73) / January 2004 - July 2004 (Mediterranean / Gulf)

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / October 2006 - May 2007 (Mediterranean / Gulf)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / February 2009 - July 2009 (Mediterranean / Arabian Sea)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) / January 2010 - ______ (Mediterranean / Arabian Sea)

 

 

images

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Arabian Sea - May 11, 2010

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Arabian Sea - May 3, 2010

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Arabian Sea - May 2, 2010

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Gulf of Oman - February 20, 2010

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Strait of Gibraltar - January 14, 2010

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - January 5, 2010

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - January 4, 2010

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 13, 2009

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 8, 2009

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 9, 2009

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 26, 2009

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 25, 2009

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Red Sea - March 16, 2009

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 8, 2007

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 5, 2007

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Suez Canal - May 4, 2007

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Arabian Sea - January 2007

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - October 31, 2006

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 28, 2006

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 28, 2006

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean - April 17, 2006

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean - April 17, 2006

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS George Washington CVN-73

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - July 2004

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS George Washington CVN-73

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - June 2004

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS George Washington CVN-73

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - June 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - June 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - June 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - June 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Arabian Gulf - April 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Strait of Gibraltar - February 2004

 

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Atlantic Ocean - January 2004

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

CVW-7 aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - Strait of Gibraltar - August 2002

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

CVW-7 aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - Tarragona, Spain - August 2002

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

aircraft of CVW-7 over and aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - Mediterranean Sea - July 2002

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - Suez Canal - July 2002

 

CVW-7 aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - May 2002

 

aircraft of CVW-7 over and aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) - March 2002

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean - April 2000

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS George Washington CVN-73

CVW-7 aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Mediterranean Sea - February 11, 1996

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Suez Canal - February 27, 1992

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Suez Canal - August 22, 1990

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - October 27, 1989

 

aircraft of CVW-7 assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during an aerial refueling - June 1, 1988

 

aircraft of CVW-7 over and aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 1, 1988

 

CVW-7 over and aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 1, 1988

 

aircraft of CVW-7 over and aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - November 10, 1987

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - November 4, 1987

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - August 22, 1985

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 1, 1985

 

A-6E Intruders of CVW-7 assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 7, 1985

 

F-14 aircraft of VF-142, assigned to CVW-7 - May 1, 1985

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - February 1, 1985

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - January 1, 1985

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - November 1, 1984

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - August 1, 1984

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Athens, Greece - June18, 1983

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - May 6, 1983

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 27, 1983

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 27, 1983

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - March 1, 1983

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - June 29, 1982

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - April 9, 1982

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) with USS South Carolina (CGN 37) in the background - January 1, 1982

 

CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Monaco - January 1, 1981

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Monaco - January 1, 1981

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - October 26, 1980

 

aircraft of CVW-7 aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - July 6, 1980

 

 

patches

 

CVW-7 carrier air wing seven patch crest insignia          CVW-7 carrier air wing seven patch crest insignia

 

 

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