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September 27, 2016
Commanding Officer Hedgehog Retires

The time has come to pipe ashore the CO of VFA-41 . Hedgehog was a founding member and plank owner of this squadron.We are sad to see him go and we hope he may return at some point in the future. Fair winds and Following Seas Skipper! Dragon has assumed command of VFA-41 as the new CO effective immediately, welcome aboard Skipper.

June 26, 2016
New Pilot Commissioned in VFA-41

F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot Crash has been commissioned in Strike Fighter Squadron Four One at the rank of Ensign (ENS).  He will immediately begin the basic training program in order to earn his Wings of Gold as a Black Ace.

June 23, 2016
Black Ace Reaches Mission Milestone

VFA-41 Super Hornet pilot LT Madrus now has more than 200 squadron missions in his flight log!  Thanks for your continued dedication!

June 19, 2016
Black Aces Awarded Campaign Ribbon

The Department of the Navy has approved the campaign ribbon shown here for those Black Aces of VFA-41 who participated in Operation Intrepid Crusader in combat missions over Syria from February to May, 2016.

April 12, 2016
VFA-41 Pilot Recognized For Length Of Service

Super Hornet pilot LT Madrus has earned another star on his service ribbon denoting over 5 years as a Black Ace.  Thank you for your continued service to the squadron!


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