Thursday, November 03, 2011

Navy to Disestablish Reserve Aviation Logistic Squadrons

VR-52 C-9B Aircraft will be struck from service at the end of FY12 (USN Photo)

According to an OpNav Notice 5400 dated 11 October 2011, the Navy will disetablish VR-46 (NAS/JRB Fort Worth), VR-48 (NAF Washington DC/Andrews AFB)and VR-52 (Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst NJ) effective 30 Sep 2012. VR-46 and VR-52 will be divested of their C-9B aircraft and VR-48 will be divested of their C-20G aircraft. All aircraft are being categorized for strike.