VA-776 NAS Los Alamitos Squadron Patch – Plastic Backing
VA-776 was an Attack Squadron of the U.S. Navy Reserve. Details of its early years are sketchy, as few records exist for reserve squadrons prior to 1970, the year during which they began submitting history reports.
On 27 Jan 1968, The President directed the activation of VA-776 following the capture of USS Pueblo (AGER-2) by a North Korean patrol boat on four days earlier. The squadron was deactivated and returned to reserve status on 18 October 1968.
Home port assignments
The squadron was assigned to these home ports, effective on the dates shown:
NAAS Los Alamitos – 27 Jan 1968
NAS Lemoore – 13 Jun 1968