Patrol Squadron 47 Story Archive

Golden Swordsmen Attend Memorial Service at Moffett Field, Calif.  (19 April 2016)
Friends, families, shipmates, and Sailors assigned to the Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 attended the 25th memorial service for the 27 fallen Blue Dragons of Patrol Squadron (VP) 50 Aircrewmen at Moffett Field, Calif., March 20.
Chief of Navy Chaplains visits VP-47  (19 April 2016)
Chief of Navy Chaplains, Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, visited the Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron April 13.
Vietnamese Distinguished Visitors Tour a P-3C Orion Aircraft  (19 April 2016)
Distinguished visitors from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam visited the Golden Swordsmen of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 for a tour of a P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft Apr. 13.
Golden Swordsmen Hold Change of Command  (3 June 2016)
The "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 held a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), June 2.
Exercise Sea Dragon Concludes  (23 January 2019)
U.S. and Australian forces conclude 2019 Exercise Sea Dragon Jan. 2. Exercise Sea Dragon is an annual, multilateral exercise that stresses anti-submarine warfare (ASW) prosecution. This year's exercise was conducted out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
VP-47 Conducts Joint Maritime Patrol Operations with JMSDF  (31 January 2019)
The "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 participated with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) Fleet Air Wing (FAW) 5 in a coordinated maritime patrol operational procedures (CMPOP) exercise, Jan. 29.
VP-47 To Participate in Avalon 2019 Airshow, Exhibition  (26 February 2019)
The "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 and the unit's P-8 Poseidon will participate in the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2019 at Avalon Airport in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Feb. 26.

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