The aviator was from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323, nicknamed the "Death Rattlers", based at MCAS Miramar in San Diego, Calif.
What does VFA stand for?
VFA stands for Fighter Attack Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1980 to 1983)
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We have 79 other meanings of VFA in our Acronym Attic
- Voice Fundamental Frequency
- Virtual Formula 1
- Virtua Fighter 2 (video game)
- Virtua Fighter 3
- Virtua Fighter 3: Team Battle (video game)
- Virtua Fighter 4 (video game)
- Virtua Fighter 5 (video game)
- Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown (gaming)
- Virtua Fighter 5 Online (gaming)
- Virtua Fighter 5 R (gaming)
- Fixed-Wing Fighter Attack
- Strike Fighter Squadron (US Navy)
- Valeur Foncière de Référence en Acquisition-Amélioration (French: Property Reference Value in Acquisition-Improvement; zoning; France)
- Verband Forschender Arzneimittelhersteller eV (German Association of Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies)
- Vereinigung Freischaffender Architekten Deutschlands (German: Association of Freelance Architects, Germany)
- Vermont Farms! Association (Rutland, VT)
- Vermont Fire Academy
- Vertebral Fracture Assessment (type of bone density scan)
- Veterans for America
- Veterinary and Food Administration (Denmark)
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Naval Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) graduate; exchange pilot with the Royal Air Force; commanding officer of Marine Corps Fighter Attack Squadron 251; and combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm.
Ben Buerke, a member of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, based in Miramar, Calif.
William "Chester" Waldron, Commanding Officer of the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMFA 314, performs a super sonic fly-by during filming for the upcoming motion picture production "Stealth," on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW)) 242 was first established as a Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron in July 1943 and flew the TBF/TBM Avenger in WW II.