Attack Squadron 82 (United States Navy)
|Attack Squadron 82|
|Active||1 May 1967 –|
|Branch||United States Navy|
|Attack||A-7A Corsair II|
Attack Squadron 82 VA-82 (Marauders) was established at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida on 1 May 1967.
VA-82 became part of Carrier Air Wing Six (CVW-6) and were deployed on the USS America (CVA-66) to the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam war. They were the first east coast squadron to take the A-7A into combat.
One of the A-7A's (Corsair II) from VA-82 can be viewed at the Hickory Aviation Museum in Hickory, North Carolina.
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